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Infection of the Neck Associated with an Impacted Fish Bone

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Endocrinology, Nutrition & Dermatology

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Description:

A fish bone that becomes impacted into the mouth, tongue, pharynx or upper esophagus can become a nidus for infection. This complications tends to be seen more often in cultures where a large amount of fish is eaten.

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