Combined tracheal and esophageal stenting for palliation of tracheoesophageal symptoms from mediastinal lymphoma

Andy C. Fan, Todd H. Baron, James P. Utz

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Abstract

Mediastinal lymphoma as a cause of tracheobronchial obstruction is uncommon, and a malignant tracheoesophageal fistula in the setting of mediastinal lymphoma is rare. Malignant tracheoesophageal fistulas are associated with pronounced morbidity and mortality. We describe a patient with mediastinal lymphomatous infiltration resulting in tracheal obstruction, esophageal obstruction, and tracheoesophageal fistula that were successfully palliated with combined airway and esophageal stent placement.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1347-1350
Number of pages4
JournalMayo Clinic proceedings
Volume77
Issue number12
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2002

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  • Medicine(all)

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