A 75 Year Old With Dyspnea a Case Report.Observational Study

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Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : January 17, 2007
Last Update Posted : January 17, 2007
Information provided by:
Stanley Medical College

Brief Summary:
Clinical Case report Of spontaneous esophageal perforation in a 75 year old man. He prsented with breathlessness and on investigation found to have esophageal perforation

Condition or disease
Esophageal Perforation

Detailed Description:
Boerhaave's syndrome represents a diagnostic dilemma for the physician. Boerhaave's syndrome is an uncommon condition where there is oesophageal rupture following forceful vomiting. We report a case of spontaneous rupture of the esophagus in 75-year-old male with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who was referred to our hospital with acute onset of breathlessness. The absence of vomiting prior to presentation is the distinguishing feature of this particular case.

Study Type : Observational
Enrollment : 1 participants
Observational Model: Defined Population
Observational Model: Natural History
Time Perspective: Longitudinal
Time Perspective: Retrospective
Study Start Date : January 2007
Study Completion Date : February 2007

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Ages Eligible for Study:   Child, Adult, Senior
Sexes Eligible for Study:   Male
Accepts Healthy Volunteers:   No

Inclusion Criteria:

  • male with esophageal perforation man with COPD

Exclusion Criteria:

  • Iatrogenic perforation

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Please refer to this study by its identifier (NCT number): NCT00422760

Sponsors and Collaborators
Stanley Medical College
Principal Investigator: Tiroporur G Balachandar, McH Stanley medicl college Identifier: NCT00422760     History of Changes
Other Study ID Numbers: Boerhaave
First Posted: January 17, 2007    Key Record Dates
Last Update Posted: January 17, 2007
Last Verified: January 2007

Keywords provided by Stanley Medical College:
esophageal perforation

Additional relevant MeSH terms:
Esophageal Perforation
Esophageal Diseases
Gastrointestinal Diseases
Digestive System Diseases
Wounds and Injuries