Journal of Clinical and Diagnostic Research, ISSN - 0973 - 709X

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Case report
Table of Contents - Year : 2018 | Month : August | Volume : 12 | Issue : 8 | Page : TD01 - TD02

Double Barrel Oesophagus- A Case Report TD01-TD02

Gulam Mohiuddin Marfani, Shivali Vaibhav Kashikar, Shraddha Singhania

Dr. Gulam Mohiuddin Marfani,
T-10, Raghobaji Hostel, 3rd floor, inside Acharya Vinobha Bhave Rural Hospital,
Sawangi (Meghe), Wardha 442001, Maharashtra, India.

Double barrel Oesophagus is a rare entity that involves a mucosal injury, thereby creating of a true and false lumen within the oesophagus. Diagnostically it is important to differentiate complete and partial dissection of oesophagus because the management of partial dissection is conservative and full dissection is a surgical emergency needing operative intervention.