Soft tissue neck foreign body

Case contributed by Gerry Gardner


Swallowed plum stone ?visible.

Patient Data

Age: 20
Gender: Female

Oval lucency, consistent with a plum is seen, projecting in the soft tissues anterior to C6/7. Note increase in prevertebral tissue width. 

Case Discussion

Patient presented with history of swallowing a plum stone, which was easily demonstrated on x-ray. 

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Case information

rID: 14050
Published: 19th Jun 2011
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
System: Head & Neck
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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