Foreign Body in Mediastinum: Multidisciplinary Resolution of a Critical Case

Desiderio Adrián,

Published on: 2023-02-22


The intake of foreign bodies is a frequent and daily situation. Most of the time he has the spontaneous resolution, but when the foreign body turns out to be a sharp element, it usually causes esophageal drilling with the consequent risk of mediastinitis and/or bleeding. A critical case derived from different care centers is presented where multidisciplinary management and treatment achieve a favorable result.

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