Fish bone impacted in upper oesophagus

Case contributed by Dr Wayland Wang

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Fish bone in throat

Patient Data

Age: 25 years
Gender: Male
Curvilinear radiodensity projected anterior to the C7 vertebral body. This most likely represents the ingested fish bone.
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
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