Migrating ingested foreign body of the upper aerodigestive tract with resultant septic shock

Case report and literature review

Keshav Pai, Suresh Pillai, Ajay Bhandarkar, Aishwarya Anand, Harshita Sabhahit

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Abstract

Complications due to foreign body ingestion are rare; however, if present, these can cause significant morbidity to the patient. An overlooked ingested foreign body could present as an emergency and may prove fatal. We present a case of an accidentally ingested foreign body with delayed presentation, which migrated to the neck and produced a cervical abscess presenting as septic shock. The patient required prompt stabilisation followed by surgical intervention. The patient's vital signs returned to normal on the second post-operative day, and he was discharged the following day.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)606-610
Number of pages5
JournalSultan Qaboos University Medical Journal
Volume13
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2013

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Septic Shock
Foreign Bodies
Vital Signs
Abscess
Emergencies
Neck
Eating
Morbidity

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