An unusual case of meat bolus impaction in an adult

Authors

  • Sonali Malhotra Department of ENT, Lady Hardinge Medical College, New Delhi, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20230414

Keywords:

Foreign body ingestion, Meat bolus, Oesophagoscopy, Adult

Abstract

Esophageal food impaction is a common emergency faced by ENT surgeons and gastroenterologists. It is important to know what techniques and instruments are indicated for different situations. Endoscopic treatment is a reliable and safe procedure in skilled, expert hands with a high success rate and low morbidity and mortality.

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Published

2023-02-23

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Case Reports