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Possible Causes For Mediastinitis, acute - Causes


List of current finding(s):

Trauma Causes
Penetrating cardiac wound/stabbing
Penetrating chest trauma/stabbing
Thorax penetrating wound
Esophageal trauma
Heart injury, penetrating
Trachea, traumatic rupture/perforation
Tracheobronchial tear/injury
Electromagnetic, Physics, trauma, Radiation Causes
Esophageal burn
Iatrogenic, Self Induced Disorders
Pericardiocentesis procedure
Surgical, Procedure Complication
Cardiac injury and/or cardiac surgery
Mediastinoscopy procedure
Laceration bronchus, procedure event
Gastroscopy complication/effect
Posterior pharyngeal surgery/trauma
Esophageal surgery/anastamosis
Esophagoscopy procedure/complication
Thoracic surgery
Infectious Disorders (Specific Agent)
Pneumonia, bacterial
Pulmonary anthrax
Amebiasis, pulmonary/abscess
Infected organ, Abscesses
Abscess, parapharyngeal
Abscess, cervical gland
Abscess, retropharyngeal
Pericarditis, purulent
Anterior neck space infection/submandib
Cervical adenitis/abscess
Osteomyelitis, vertebral
Phlegmonous esophagitis
Submaxillary gland infection/abscess
Sternum osteomyelitis
Neoplastic Disorders
Adenocarcinoma, esophagus,distal
Carcinoma, esophageal
Carcinoma, head and neck
Metastasis to esophagus
Anatomic, Foreign Body, Structural Disorders
Esophageal ulceration
Esophagus, foreign body
Fistula, esophagus, acquired
Mallory Weiss syndrome(esophageal tear)
Perforated/ruptured esophagus
Esophageal Rupture/Boerhaave Syndrome
Arteriosclerotic, Vascular, Venous Disorders
Esophagus apoplexy
Reference to Organ System
Esophagogastritis, corrosive
Barrett's esophagus syndrome
Organ Poisoning (Intoxication)
Chemical burn/esophagus
ACUTE DIS, Acute Disease, Acute disease (disorder), acute disease/disorder, Acute Diseases, acute disorder, Disease Acute, Diseases Acute, Inflammation Mediastinum, Inflammations Mediastinum, Mediastinitides, MEDIASTINITIS, Mediastinitis (disorder), Mediastinum Inflammation, Mediastinum Inflammations
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Medscape (eMedicine)
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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)