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Swallowed Object Surgery
Items stuck for a longer period of time lead to erosion of the esophagus. These usually make the patient very ill. Once erosion occurs, surgery is needed to remove the item and to repair any damage and prevent further erosion and infection.
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 12/17/2014
Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM
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