Fish bone impacted in upper esophagus

Case contributed by Wayland Wang
Diagnosis certain


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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