Esophageal Injury with Unusual Trauma

Ülkü, Refık; Onat, Serdar; Yilmaz, Gülşen; Akay, Hatice
December 2009
European Journal of Trauma & Emergency Surgery;Dec2009, Vol. 35 Issue 6, p580
Academic Journal
Esophageal foreign bodies are frequently encountered in the pediatric population and specific high-risk groups of adults. Foreign bodies in the esophagus can result in serious complications, depending on the size and the shape of the ingested object. We report the case of a four-year-old boy with an esophageal injury after the accidental ingestion of an umbrella wire.


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