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Forum Name: Gastroenterology Topics

Question: perforation

 frustrated - Tue Sep 07, 2004 8:32 am

I was just wondering what the symptoms of perforation of the esohpagus and stomach are.... thank you for your time...
 Dr. Yasser Mokhtar - Tue Sep 07, 2004 11:55 am

User avatar Dear Frustrated,

Severe pain whether in the chest (esophageal rupture) or in the abdomen (stomach rupture) followed by being extremely sick and if emergency surgery is not performed to close the rupture, the outcome is abysmal.

Thank you very much for using our website and i hope that this information helped.

Yasser Mokhtar, M.D.

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