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Reply To: Oesophagel Foreign Body!

Sara Jackson

Hell, these make me nervous full stop.

Well, they did following a bad experience in a case at a previous job when, unfortunately, the FB was missed and the patient ended up with pressure necrosis o the esophagus and a pyothorax (and death).

Now I’d be excited to try to remove one with an endoscope with referral for sx if I couldn’t remove it. I guess the fistula would be a risk but how many cases actually develop one.