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Endoscopy-negative esophageal foreign body - The role of computed tomography

503-504

Tao Dong, Yuwen Tao, Rui Wu, Wentao Fan, Lan Wang, Lili Zhao, Li Liu, Zhining Fan,

A case series recently published in REED again highlighted the importance of early diagnosis and treatment in preventing complications of esophageal fishbone impaction. As the most common foreign body (FB) in China, fishbone ingestion is frequently encountered in our daily clinical practice. Although the majority could be managed effectively with endoscopy, rare particular cases still present challenges. We described the case of esophageal fishbone in which the first two endoscopic examinations were negative, emphasizing the role of computed tomography in its management.

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