From the case: Swallowed pen

CT
Coronal non-contrast
Modality: CT (non-contrast)

- “ Upper endoscopy revealed the pen in the upper esophagus perforating its lateral wall and was extracted. ”

Used in the following article:

  • Esophageal perforation - “ Esophageal perforation is a rare but serious medical emergency with a very high mortality rate, especially if the diagnosis is delayed. Epidemiol...”
  • Dysphagia - “ Dysphagia refers to subjective awareness of difficulty or obstruction during swallowing. It is a relatively common and increasingly prevalent clin...”
  • Ingested foreign bodies in children - “ Ingested foreign bodies in children are common as the world is a curious place to young children, who will put anything and everything into their ...”

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