Ingested coin - Chest X-ray

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Ingested coin - Chest X-ray

  • This patient ingested a coin. The coin is wider than the trachea and so it has not been inhaled, but must be in the upper oesophagus.

Ingested coin - Lateral

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Ingested coin - Lateral

  • The coin is located behind the trachea and is wedged in the upper oesophagus.
  • In this case the coin was removed endoscopically.