Neck foreign body: fish bone

Case contributed by Dr Paul Simkin


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

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
Published: 14th Aug 2013
Last edited: 11th Oct 2015
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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