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Prolonged foreign body impaction in the oesophagus
  1. L Spitz,
  2. J Hirsig


    The severe consequences of prolonged impaction in the oesophagus of a fairly radiolucent foreign object (aluminium can top) in 2 children are reported. The value of endoscopy in cases of unexplained dysphagia, even in the presence of normal radiographic examination, is stressed.

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