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Herpetic bronchitis with a broncho-oesophageal fistula.
  1. D P Remy,
  2. T V Kuzmowych,
  3. P K Rohatgi,
  4. L G Ortega
  1. Pulmonary Section, Veterans' Affairs Medical Center, Washington, DC 20422, USA.


    Tracheobronchitis and oesophagitis due to herpes simplex virus (HSV) are rare. Tracheo-oesophageal fistula due to HSV oesophagitis has been described in the immunocompromised host. A case is reported of a broncho-oesophageal fistula which developed secondary to herpetic bronchitis in an apparently immunocompetent patient.

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