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Most common cause of Mediastinitis is:(DNB Dec 10)



A Tracheal rupture

B Esophageal rupture

C Drugs

D Idiopathic

Ans. B

Esophageal rupture

Mediastinitis

Most cases of acute mediastinitis are due to esophageal perforation or occur after median sternotomy for cardiac surgery

Causes:

Acute Mediastinitis

Chronic Mediastinitis

1). Esophageal rupture

1). Tuberculosis

2). Median sternotomy for cardiac surgery

2). Histoplasmosis

3). Other fungal diseases

3). Sarcoidosis

4). Silicosis

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