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An Unusual Foreign Body in the Upper Cervical Esophagus: A Case Report

Yasir Furkan Cagin, Yahya Atayan, Mehmet Ali Erdogan, Yilmaz Bilgic, Emin Bodakci, Saim Bercin, Murat Aladag.

Majority of esophageal foreign bodies don't cause any complication by directly passing through gastrointestinal system; however, minority of them requires endoscopic or surgical treatment. Here, we presented an unusual esophageal foreign body due to its localization and shape without any risk factor, which is removed successfully by using endoscopic approach.

Key words: Esophagus, foreign body, dysphagia, esophagoscopy

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