An aluminium foreign body in the oesophagus.

  • Gwen Hewitt
  • Published 1992 in The Ulster medical journal


CASE REPORT. A 22-year-old man was admitted as an emergency with a history suggestive of a foreign body lodged in the oesophagus. He had been drinking beer from a can. He had finished his second can and his girlfriend had opened the third can for him. He drank a few mouthfuls from this can quickly and then felt something sharp being swallowed. He… (More)


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