Unusual foreign body in the upper digestive tract: case report
Keywords:Blunt foreign body, Upper digestive tract, Esophagoscopy
Unusual foreign bodies in the digestive tract are common in psychiatric patients and children requiring screening of the entire gastrointestinal tract. We here report two cases of unusual ingested blunt foreign body in the upper digestive tract managed differently.
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