Swallowed pen

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim


Swallowed foreign body, her mother unsure of its nature.

Patient Data

Age: 2-year-old
Gender: Female

Foreign body in the esophagus perforating its right lateral wall.

Right upper lung lobe consolidation.

Case Discussion

Upper endoscopy revealed the pen in the upper oesophagus perforating its lateral wall and was extracted.

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Case information

rID: 27637
Published: 11th Feb 2014
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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