Perforation of the esophagus
The main symptom is pain at first.
Patients with a perforation in the middle portion or lowermost portion of the esophagus may have difficulty swallowing, chest pain, and difficulty breathing.
Patients with a perforation in the top part of the esophagus may have neck pain or stiffness and air bubbles underneath the skin.
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