Wireless pH probe

Case contributed by Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy

Presentation

Patient presented with chest pain.

Patient Data

Age: 45 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Radio-opaque foreign body overlying mid esophagus in the midline.

X-ray

Zoomed image of the wireless pH probe. 

Case Discussion

Radiologists who read chest radiographs should be aware of this device and not mistakenly misinterpret it as jewelry.

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Case information

rID: 33055
Published: 31st Dec 2014
Last edited: 7th Feb 2019
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