SESSION TITLE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster - Imaging
SESSION TYPE: Student/Resident Case Report Poster
PRESENTED ON: Tuesday, October 25, 2016 at 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
INTRODUCTION: POEM is generally considered a safe and efficacious procedure in treating achalasia. Some findings such as pneumomediastinum can be considered to be normal postoperative changes, however in the context of clinical instability, a high index of suspicion for severe complications must be maintained. We describe an esophageal leak diagnosed by CT scan after oral contrast causing critical illness.