Acta Scientific Otolaryngology (ASOL) (ISSN: 2582-5550)

Case Report Volume 3 Issue 11

Two Overlapped Coins Impacted in Cricopharynx: A Case Report

Anshul Singh1, Manish Gupta2* and Akanksha Gupta3

1Senior Resident, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, MMDU, Ambala, India
2Professor and Head, Department of ENT, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, MMDU, Ambala, India
3MBBS Student, School of Medical Science and Research, Sharda University, Greater Noida, India

*Corresponding Author: Manish Gupta, Professor and Head, Department of ENT, Maharishi Markandeshwar Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, MMDU, Ambala, India.

Received: October 14, 2021; Published: October 04, 2021



Foreign body in ear, nose and throat is commonly encountered in otorhinolaryngology practice. Among which coin in the throat is the common foreign body seen but rarely multiple coin swallowing may occur and if present they may get impacted at different locations. We report a 10-year-old with history of coin ingestion but detailed analysis of x-ray and retrospective history confirmed it to be multiple coins. The emergency rigid esophagoscopy was undertaken and 2 coins impacted at the same place were successfully removed. 

Keywords: Esophageal Foreign Body; Esophagus; Esophagoscopy; Cricopharynx; Roentgenogram



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Citation: Manish Gupta., et al. “Two Overlapped Coins Impacted in Cricopharynx: A Case Report".Acta Scientific Otolaryngology 3.11 (2020): 03-05.


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