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Recognition of Traumatic Injury to the Esophagus

Specialty:

Orthopedic Surgery
Emergency Medicine
Critical Care
General Surgery
Gastroenterology

Objective:

ICD-10:

Description:

Traumatic injuries to the esophagus are not common and may go unrecognized for some time. If left untreated, infection and serious complications may occur. Diagnosis often requires a high index of suspicion when examining a patient with multiple injuries.

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