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Odynophagia Flags Possibility of Lodged Food , Perforation Esophageal Perforation Caused by Edible Foreign Bodies : A Systematic Review of the Literature

@inproceedings{Kim2015OdynophagiaFP,
  title={Odynophagia Flags Possibility of Lodged Food , Perforation Esophageal Perforation Caused by Edible Foreign Bodies : A Systematic Review of the Literature},
  author={R. J. Kim},
  year={2015}
}
  • R. J. Kim
  • Published 2015
  • Background: Otolaryngologists are riddled with consults for food lodged in the esophagus. Most of these edible foreign bodies pass without any symptomatic sequelae. Although 90% of these cases do not require intervention, patients often complain of dysphagia as if the food remains stuck in the neck. Unlike ingestions of nonedible foreign bodies, edible foreign bodies that cause serious esophageal injury are uncommon. However, there are isolated reports of esophageal perforations from edible… CONTINUE READING