Hydropneumopericardium: A Rare Complication of an Oesophageal Tumour


Hydropneumopericardium, oesophageal tumour, oesophago-pericardial fistula


Hydropneumopericardium is a rare event with a risk of serious complications. Timely diagnosis and treatment is important as it can improve prognosis. We report the case of a 77-year-old male patient who presented with acute interscapular pain which developed during a meal. An oesophago-pericardial fistula was found in the context of malignant oesophageal disease.



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    Published: 2022-02-16
    Issue: 2022: Vol 9 No 2 (view)

    How to cite:
    Rodrigues Morais JS, Môço R. Hydropneumopericardium: A Rare Complication of an Oesophageal Tumour. EJCRIM 2022;9 doi:10.12890/2022_003167.

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