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Atrial-Esophageal Fistula

Atrial-Esophageal Fistulas are rare pathological connections between the left atrium and the esophagus. 

Clinical Presentation


The chief cause of atrial-esophageal fistulas in modern medicine is iatrogenic in ablation procedures of the heart. Although theoretically many mediastinal pathologies or procedures could also cause a fistula. 

Radiographic Features

Treatment and Prognosis



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