Eating utensil foreign bodies of the esophagus

David W. Eisele, Steven C. Marks, Antoine E. Tarazi

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Large foreign bodies of the esophagus are uncommon. We report two unusual cases of eating utensil, esophageal, foreign bodies that occurred unintentionally following self-instrumentation of the oropharynx. The histories, radiographs, and clinical management of these cases are presented and discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)119-121
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Emergency Medicine
Issue number3
StatePublished - Jan 1 1991


  • eating utensil
  • endoscopic removal
  • esophageal foreign body
  • esophagoscopy
  • flatware

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Emergency Medicine


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