Neck foreign body: fish bone

Case contributed by Dr Paul Simkin

Presentation

The patient presented to the Emergency Department with the feeling of something stuck in the throat after eating fish.

Patient Data

Age: 54
Gender: Male
Modality: X-ray

A linear radio-opaque foreign body, compatible with a fish bone, is seen anterior to the epiglottis.

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Case Information

rID: 24411
Case created: 14th Aug 2013
Last edited: 11th Oct 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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