An unknown second tracheoesophageal fistula: a rare cause of postoperative respiratory failure

Authors


Dr H. Hack, Department of Paediatric Anaesthesia, Royal Manchester Children's Hospital, Manchester, UK (email: henrik.hack@cmmc.nhs.uk).

Summary

The case of a 6-year-old boy who developed complications following gastric interposition surgery for severe, recurrent esophageal stricture is reported. Investigation of his pleural effusion revealed a rare and unexpected complication.

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