CC BY-NC-ND 4.0 · Journal of Digestive Endoscopy 2019; 10(04): 240-241
DOI: 10.1055/s-0040-1709311
Case Report

A Chestnut–A Difficult Challenge for an Endoscopist

Dalia Zykutė
1  Department of Gastroenterology, Lithuanian University of Health Sciences, Kaunas, Lithuania
Romanas Zykus
2  Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital of Lithuanian University of Health Sciences Kaunas Clinics, Kaunas, Lithuania
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True foreign bodies are a frequent problem in mentally disabled adults and since ingestion is usually intentional, retrieval can be difficult due to unusual, previously in practice not encountered objects. This case illustrates the laborious effort of removing an esophageal foreign body (FB), a chestnut, in a mentally disabled adult.

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Publication Date:
04 May 2020 (online)

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