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Case 676

Neck abscess due to extraluminal migration of a pharyngeal foreign body

Author(s)
L. Thanos, A. Patsalides, S. Mylona, N. Batakis
 
Patient
female, 50 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Neck abscess
     

    A right neck mass is observed. The image is obtained at the level of the cricoid cartilage. The mass is of soft tissue density and contains air bubbles. A hyperdense foreign body is seen.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Neck abscess;

    The fish bone is clearly identified within the abscess.

     
    Area of Interest: unknown; Imaging Technique: Neck abscess;
     
     
A right neck mass is observed. The image is obtained at the level of the cricoid cartilage. The mass is of soft tissue density and contains air bubbles. A hyperdense foreign body is seen.
 
The fish bone is clearly identified within the abscess.
 
 
 
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