bronchoesophageal

bronchoesophageal

 [brong″ko-e-sof″ah-je´al]
pertaining to or communicating with a bronchus and the esophagus.

bronchoesophageal

/bron·cho·esoph·a·ge·al/ (-ĕ-sof″ah-je´al) pertaining to or communicating with a bronchus and the esophagus.

bronchoesophageal

(brŏng″kō-ĕ-sŏf″ă-jē′ăl) [″ + oisophagos, esophagus]
Concerning the bronchus and the esophagus.

bronchoesophageal

pertaining to or communicating with a bronchus and the esophagus.
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Acquired Benign Bronchoesophageal Fistulas in the Adult.
Clinical profile and management of tuberculous Bronchoesophageal fistula.
As candidal colonization of the esophagus is common in HIV-infected individuals with low CD4 counts, candida may be suspected but cannot be proven, as the definitive etiology of bronchoesophageal fistula in our patient.
Tracheoesophageal fistula (TEF) is much more common than bronchoesophageal fistula (BEF).
The complications are rarely bronchoesophageal or bronchoaortic fistulas.
A bronchoesophageal fistula was also diagnosed, for which he declined intervention.
Moreover, studies [Studies] on the systemic arterial pattern of the guinea pig versus that of mammals showed guinea pig' deviations from normal mammal patterns: a) the origin of the vertebral artery has two rami; b) there is a large dorsoscapular artery as a fifth branch of the subclavian artery; c) the bronchoesophageal artery arises from the right internal thoracic artery or the costocervical trunk instead of from the aorta; d) there is a celiomesenteric trunk instead of separate celiac and cranial mesenteric arteries; and e) the renal arteries frequently have a double origin.
Patients with malignant tracheoesophageal or bronchoesophageal fistula should be considered for stenting of the esophagus, airway, or both for symptomatic relief, but attempts at curative resection or esophageal bypass are not recommended (grade 1C).
1) We report an immunocompetent case with coexistence of a tuberculous bronchoesophageal fistula and intracranial tuberculosis, successfully managed by antituberculous chemotherapy alone.
INTRODUCTION: Benign bronchoesophageal fistulas (BEF) are uncommon and are usually identified in neonates.