Removal of sub-mucosal foreign body (metal wire) from the pharynx using image intensifier.

@article{Bhatt2003RemovalOS,
  title={Removal of sub-mucosal foreign body (metal wire) from the pharynx using image intensifier.},
  author={C Bhatt and N Vishnu Swaroop Reddy and T. N. Reddy},
  journal={The Journal of laryngology and otology},
  year={2003},
  volume={117 11},
  pages={
          902-4
        }
}
It is well known how difficult it is to localize a foreign body in the sub-mucosal tissues. This is a report of a male who swallowed a metal wire which lodged in the pharyngeal sub-mucosal tissue. The foreign body was localized using an image intensifier and removed successfully.