Research Article| Volume 40, ISSUE 10, e15-e16, October 2005

Penetrating esophageal injury by ingestion of a wire bristle


      Esophageal foreign bodies are frequently encountered in the pediatric population, and a high degree of suspicion should be maintained in the setting of postprandial dysphagia. We report the case of a 14-year-old boy with a penetrating esophageal injury after the accidental ingestion of a wire bristle from a grill brush.

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