Extraction of chicken bone swallowing 10th day after ingestion with penetrating the esophageal walls

Document Type: Image in Cardio-Thoracic Medicine

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Thoracic Surgeon, Lung Diseases Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Abstract

A 23-year-old male referred with a history of chicken bone swallowing a week ago (Figure 1). Endoscopy was performed at our center and a chicken bone was found penetrating the esophageal walls (Figure 2). The patient was managed successfully using flexible endoscopy and the chicken bone was removed.

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