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Recurrent Pneumonia Caused by a Migrated Esophageal Foreign Body.
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PMID:  23212158     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The accidental ingestion of fish bones is common. However, the complication of migration wherein the fish bone penetrated through the esophagus and into the right upper lobe is extremely rare. In this case, we present a rare case of recurrent pneumonia caused by a migrated esophageal foreign body. The case had been misdiagnosed for 5 years. A right upper lobectomy was performed; a fish bone was found in the lung parenchyma.
Authors:
Saibo Pan; Ying Chai; Gang Shen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-12-4
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Thoracic and cardiovascular surgeon     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1439-1902     ISO Abbreviation:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Publication Date:  2012 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-12-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7903387     Medline TA:  Thorac Cardiovasc Surg     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart · New York.
Affiliation:
Department of Thoracic Surgery, 2nd Affiliated Hospital, School of Medicine, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China.
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