8 doctors weighed in:
What can cause a torn esophagus?
8 doctors weighed in

Dr. David Cooke
Surgery - Thoracic
3 doctors agree
In brief: Many things
Spontaneous rupture can be caused by vomiting.
Other causes are iatrogenic, or caused by accidental instrumentation, such as endoscopy.

In brief: Many things
Spontaneous rupture can be caused by vomiting.
Other causes are iatrogenic, or caused by accidental instrumentation, such as endoscopy.
Dr. David Cooke
Dr. David Cooke
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Dr. Ronald Achong
Surgery - Oral & Maxillofacial
1 doctor agrees
In brief: A few things
Trauma, reflux disease, swallowing a sharp foreign object and cancer.

In brief: A few things
Trauma, reflux disease, swallowing a sharp foreign object and cancer.
Dr. Ronald Achong
Dr. Ronald Achong
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1 comment
Dr. Robert Binford
Also severe vomiting
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Surgery - Thoracic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Torn esophagus
Vomiting foreign body endoscopy acid ingestion.

In brief: Torn esophagus
Vomiting foreign body endoscopy acid ingestion.
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
Dr. Pankaj Kulshrestha
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