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Journal ID : TMJ-15-08-2021-10588
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Title : Oesophageal Foreign Body-Two Different Endoscopic Approaches for Removal in Edentulous Elderly Patients

Abstract :

Alleged ingestion of foreign body is one of common presenting symptom in otolaryngology clinic. This problem appeared in both pediatric age population and adult. Here we reported two cases of edentulous elderly men that presented with acute onset of dysphagia during Eid al Adha festive and both are successfully managed via two different approaches; the rigid and flexible oesophagoscopy because of different indications and existing co-morbidities. In this case series we highlight options available for retrieval of oesophageal foreign body in consideration of certain situation such as uncontrolled medical illness that may delay the removal intervention.

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