Harm to the throat is uncommon. Nourishments and fluids pass through the throat from the mouth and into the stomach. The throat is intended to be an extremely solid organ and is basically impenetrable. However, in the event that there is a damage, it must be located and treated ahead of schedule with surgical mediation. On the off chance that untreated can prompt genuine conditions and complexities. Since the throat associate from the mouth and into the stomach, it is long and accordingly for therapeutic clarity has been partitioned into three sections: cervical – inside the neck, thoracic – inside the midsection and stomach – inside the stomach
Some of the common causes of esophageal injury and perforation are outlined as follows:
Injury to the esophagus can happen in any of the three parts of the esophagus. Patient with injury to esophagus usually feels pain in the area where the injury has occurred. Patients also show a variety of symptoms:
CT Scan :A chest CT scan may be conducted to diagnose cancer or ulcer in the esophagus
Chest X-ray: This is a Gastrografin swallow esophagogram where the patient swallows a contrast material to determine the area or site of rupture and injury to the esophagus.
Flex esophagoscopy :This test is done to determine the expanse of injury and perforation whether transmural or mucosal, to the esophagus.