Ingested foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Prashanth M N

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History of accidental swallowing of coin

Patient Data

Age: 3 years
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

Rounded radio opacity seen at the level of thoracic inlet.

Bilateral lungs are clear. No associated atelectasis. 

Upper abdomen is unremarkable.

Case Discussion

Ingested foreign body (coin) in upper esophagus.

Ingested coins are seen en face in frontal radiograph while in trachea they are seen en face in lateral view. 

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Case Information

rID: 45295
Case created: 20th May 2016
Last edited: 24th Aug 2016
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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