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Unusual Injuries: Ingested bony foreign body abutting thoracic aorta

14 Sep, 11 | by Emma

A 38 year old lady swallows a bone while eating lamb casserole. The bone lodges in the oesophagus 2mm from the aortic arch. Plain X-rays do not show the bone but the CT pictures are impressive…

Seema Biswas
Editor-in-Chief

Ingested bony foreign body abutting thoracic aorta

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