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Coin lodged in esophagus

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Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Coin lodged in esophagus

History: 15 month-old baby boy presents with history of cough and "funny breathing" since early am per mom. Pt had cold-like symptoms for 4-5days prior to presentation, but mother denied rash, fever, diarrhea, sick contacts, hx of asthma, breathing difficulties, or similar previous episodes. PMHx: Term SVD, no complications, no NICU stay. UTD on immunizations. No sig. previous illnesses. PSHX: None FH: no hx of asthma, lung dz SH: baby at home with mom All: NKDA

Findings: Foreign body lodged at level of thoracic inlet

Ddx: Foreign Body within esophagus

Dxhow: Imaging

Exam: Temp 99.0 HR 126 Resp 28 BP 96/60 Sat 90% on room air Significant PE findings: Lung: inspiratory stridor, clear rhinorrhea, no retractions/flaring, no use of acc. muscles PE otherwise unremarkable

No MeSH data available.


Chest Film demonstrates a radiopaque disk, consistent with a coin, near the thoracic inlet.
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Coin lodged in esophagus

Patterson RAP - MedPix

Chest Film demonstrates a radiopaque disk, consistent with a coin, near the thoracic inlet.
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MPX1326_synpic24208: Chest Film demonstrates a radiopaque disk, consistent with a coin, near the thoracic inlet.

View Article: MedPix Image - MedPix Case

Affiliation: Uniformed Services University

ABSTRACT

Diagnosis: Coin lodged in esophagus

History: 15 month-old baby boy presents with history of cough and "funny breathing" since early am per mom. Pt had cold-like symptoms for 4-5days prior to presentation, but mother denied rash, fever, diarrhea, sick contacts, hx of asthma, breathing difficulties, or similar previous episodes. PMHx: Term SVD, no complications, no NICU stay. UTD on immunizations. No sig. previous illnesses. PSHX: None FH: no hx of asthma, lung dz SH: baby at home with mom All: NKDA

Findings: Foreign body lodged at level of thoracic inlet

Ddx: Foreign Body within esophagus

Dxhow: Imaging

Exam: Temp 99.0 HR 126 Resp 28 BP 96/60 Sat 90% on room air Significant PE findings: Lung: inspiratory stridor, clear rhinorrhea, no retractions/flaring, no use of acc. muscles PE otherwise unremarkable

No MeSH data available.