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Spontaneous rupture of the esophagus in a newborn infant

Authors
Journal
The Journal of Pediatrics
0022-3476
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Volume
55
Issue
2
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1016/s0022-3476(59)80088-3
Disciplines
  • Medicine

Abstract

Summary Idiopathic rupture of the esophaguswith a tension pneumothorax in a newborn infant is reported. Immediate surgery with closure of the defect is the only possible therapy. Possible etiologic factors are briefly commented upon.

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