Ingested fish bone

Case contributed by Dr Henry Knipe


Sore throat.

Patient Data

Age: 60 years
Gender: Female

Linear radiopaque foreign body consistent with a fishbone is lodged within the pharynx at the level of the hyoid bone. 

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Case information

rID: 46196
Published: 26th Jun 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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