Unusual Presentation of Cervical Esophageal Foreign Body

Document Type: Image in Cardio-Thoracic Medicine

Authors

1 Thoracic Surgeon, Cardio‐ Thoracic Surgery & Transplant Research Center, Emam Reza Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

2 Fellowship of Thoracic Surgery, Cardio‐ Thoracic Surgery & Transplant Research Center, Emam Reza Hospital, Faculty of Medicine, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences, Mashhad, Iran

Abstract

A 42-year-old woman was admitted to the hospital because of odynophagia and neck pain after swallowing a piece of bone. Anteroposterior (AP) and lateral neck X-ray showed the foreign body. Rigid esophagoscopy under general anesthesia was performed and foreign body extracted by rigid bronchoscopy.

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