Protrusion of a migrated fish bone in the neck.

  title={Protrusion of a migrated fish bone in the neck.},
  author={Yuan-chia Cheng and Wei-Che Lee and L M Kuo and Chao-Wen Chen and Hsing-lin Lin},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  volume={30 3},
Uningested fish bone swallowing is common, but protrusion of the unswallowed fish bone from the neck is very rare. We report a 3-cm fish bone, which was not diagnosed during the patient first visit at emergency room, resulting in a protrusion out of the patient's neck skin 21 days later after ingurgitation of the bone. The migrated fish bone was safety pulled out directly after obtaining computed tomography of the neck to make sure no soft tissue or major artery involved. Migration of ingested… CONTINUE READING


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