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‘Spontaneous’ rupture of the healthy oesophagus
  1. P. J. Toghill,
  2. C. F. MacGuire,
  3. P. S. Raut


    The clinical features of four cases of ‘spontaneous’ rupture of the oesophagus are described together with the radiological changes.

    It is emphasized that the diagnosis often may be made from simple penetrated views of the heart shadow with the patient in the erect position.

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