Fish bone impacted in upper esophagus

Case contributed by Dr Wayland Wang


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
Published: 20th Jan 2017
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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