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American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2017, 5(4), 107-109
DOI: 10.12691/ajmcr-5-4-8
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A Rare Case Report of a Whole Fish Removal from Oropharynx

Krishna Arpita Sahoo1, and Subrat Kumar Behera1

1ENT Department, SCB Medical College, Cuttack, India

Pub. Date: May 26, 2017

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Krishna Arpita Sahoo and Subrat Kumar Behera. A Rare Case Report of a Whole Fish Removal from Oropharynx. American Journal of Medical Case Reports. 2017; 5(4):107-109. doi: 10.12691/ajmcr-5-4-8


Accidental impaction of a live fish is very uncommon in Oropharynx. Sometimes the impaction of foreign body may be life threatening and requires immediate removal. We report a case where a whole fish accidentally impacted in the oropharynx of a 40-year-old male causing throat pain and dysphagia. Successful removal was done as an emergency procedure.

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