Pediatric Radiology

, Volume 21, Issue 6, pp 406–408 | Cite as

Esophageal foreign bodies in children with vascular ring or aberrant right subclavian artery: coincidence or causation?

  • G. Currarino
  • H. Nikaidoh
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Abstract

This is the report of 4 children, 2 with a vascular ring and 2 with an aberrant right subclavian artery, who presented with an esophageal foreign body in the proximal esophagus above the level of the vascular anomaly. A deep erosion of the esophagus at the site of the foreign body was demonstrated in 2 patients.

Keywords

Public Health Foreign Body Subclavian Artery Vascular Anomaly Vascular Ring 

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© Springer-Verlag 1991

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Currarino
    • 1
  • H. Nikaidoh
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyChildren's Medical Center and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA
  2. 2.Cardiovascular-Thoracic SurgeryChildren's Medical Center and the University of Texas Southwestern Medical CenterDallasUSA

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