Ingested foreign body: chop bone

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard
X-ray

Widened prevertebral space opposite C5 & C6 vertebrae with a small irregular radio-opaque object

Postcricoid radiodense foreign body with swollen prevertebral soft tissue.

Case Discussion

This chap managed to swallow an impressively large chunk of bone.

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Case information

rID: 6092
Case created: 23rd Apr 2009
Last edited: 15th Nov 2015
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