Esophagobronchial | definition of esophagobronchial by Medical dictionary
pertaining to or communicating with a bronchus and the esophagus.
esophagobronchial (ĕ-sŏf″ă-gō-brŏng′kē-ăl) [″ + bronchos, windpipe]
Pert. to the esophagus and bronchus.
pertaining to or communicating with the esophagus and a bronchus, e.g. esophagobronchial fistula.
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Clinical Manifestations of Sclerosing (Fibrosing) Mediastinitis Asymptomatic Systemic symptoms Fever Weight loss Chest pain Airway involvement Stridor Dyspnea Wheezing Hemoptysis Pulmonary atelectasia Postobstructive pneumonia Vascular involvement Superior vena cava syndrome Pulmonary hypertension Arterial or venous infarcts Esophageal involvement Dysphagia Esophagobronchial
In addition to renewing patency of the esophageal lumen, some stents and prostheses can be used to block esophagopulmonary or esophagobronchial