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An esophagorespiratory fistula (ERF) is an anomalous connection between the esophagus and a portion of the respiratory tract.
Esophagorespiratory fistulas carry a high morbidity and mortality rate, and thus prompt diagnosis and treatment are crucial.
3) In the acquired form of esophagorespiratory fistula, it is considered to be secondary to malignancies, trauma or infections.
Acquired benign esophagorespiratory fistula: Report of 16 consecutive cases.