Fish bone impacted in upper oesophagus

Case contributed by Dr Wayland Wang


Fish bone in throat

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray
Curvilinear radiodensity projected anterior to the C7 vertebral body. This most likely represents the ingested fish bone.
Modality: CT
CT confirms the curvilinear radiopaque object to be in the upper oesohpagus in a horizontal position, compatible with an impacted fish bone.
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Case Information

rID: 50184
Case created: 23rd Dec 2016
Last edited: 21st Jan 2017
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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