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Boerhaave syndrome

Summary of Boerhaave syndrome
Boerhaave's syndrome is rupture of the distal esophagus, most commonly due to violent retching or vomitting. It is a surgical emergency and can present with pneumomediastinum.

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Pathology

Gastrointestinal system

Peritoneum and peritoneal cavity disorders
Upper gastrointestinal tract disorders
Lower gastrointestinal tract disorders
Liver, gallbladder and pancreas disorders