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Spontaneous oesophageal rupture with duodenal atresia in a newborn infant.
  1. H Nakamura,
  2. Y Kanazawa,
  3. M Hayano,
  4. S Mimasu

    Abstract

    A newborn infant with spontaneous oesophageal rupture associated with duodenal atresia is described. The diagnosis was established by the pattern of hydropneumothorax on the chest x-ray film and by the aspiration of gastric juice by thoracocentesis. Necropsy showed a tear, which extended from the oesophagogastric junction to the upper portion of the stomach.

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