Esophageal Foreign Bodies
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The esophagus is the site of 50 to 75% of pediatric gastrointestinal foreign body impactions and has the highest risk of complications in the alimentary tract . Typically 80 to 90% of ingested foreign bodies pass through the esophagus. However, complications of esophageal obstruction, tissue necrosis, perforation, tracheoesophageal and aortoesophageal fistulas can occur .
see also Gastrointestinal Foreign Bodiesand Upper Endoscopy
Content in this topic is referenced in SCORE EsophagoscopyAerodigestive Tract Foreign Bodies (Pediatric)
Impacted coin in the esophagus.
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Last updated: August 16, 2018
Gander, Jeffrey, and David Grabski. "Esophageal Foreign Bodies." Pediatric Surgery NaT, American Pediatric Surgical Association, 2018. APSA Webapp, www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829610/all/Esophageal_Foreign_Bodies.
Gander J, Grabski D. Esophageal Foreign Bodies. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, eds. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829610/all/Esophageal_Foreign_Bodies. Accessed June 16, 2019.
Gander, J., & Grabski, D. (2018). Esophageal Foreign Bodies. In Waldhausen, J., Powell, D., & Hirschl, R. (Eds.), Pediatric Surgery NaT. Available from https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829610/all/Esophageal_Foreign_Bodies
Gander J, Grabski D. Esophageal Foreign Bodies [Internet]. In: Waldhausen J, Powell D, Hirschl R, editors. Pediatric Surgery NaT. American Pediatric Surgical Association; 2018. [cited 2019 June 16]. Available from: https://www.pedsurglibrary.com/apsa/view/Pediatric-Surgery-NaT/829610/all/Esophageal_Foreign_Bodies.
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