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Tag esophageal foreign body

the steak is stuck…

the case. a 36 year old male presents to your ED at 2am with retrosternal pain and concern that last nights steak “got stuck and didn’t go down”. He has vomited once and now continues to spit out saliva as…

no bones about it…

The case. A 15 year old male is bought to ED by his mother with a complaint of throat pain after eating a meal of chicken skewers that were cooked on the family barbecue. He is alert and in no…