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Why woud you die of rupture esophagus?
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Infection
It can cause systemic infection with sepsis and death.

In brief: Infection
It can cause systemic infection with sepsis and death.
Dr. Jason Hemming
Dr. Jason Hemming
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Dr. Loki Skylizard
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Sepsis
Depending on degree/size of rupture, the material you take by mouth spills into your chest cavity.
Additionally, material within your stomach may reflux into your esophagus, again spilling into your chest cavity. This results in infection, specifically empyema thoracis and mediastinitis. http://goo.gl/qd6b5 and http://goo.Gl/73j0c and http://goo.Gl/ri4hu.

In brief: Sepsis
Depending on degree/size of rupture, the material you take by mouth spills into your chest cavity.
Additionally, material within your stomach may reflux into your esophagus, again spilling into your chest cavity. This results in infection, specifically empyema thoracis and mediastinitis. http://goo.gl/qd6b5 and http://goo.Gl/73j0c and http://goo.Gl/ri4hu.
Dr. Loki Skylizard
Dr. Loki Skylizard
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