Endoscopic Removal of Duodenal Perforating Fishbone - A Case Report

TÜMAY L. V., Guner O. S., Meric M., Isik Ö., Zorluoglu A.

CHIRURGIA, vol.110, no.5, pp.471-473, 2015 (ESCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 110 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Journal Name: CHIRURGIA
  • Journal Indexes: Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.471-473
  • Keywords: foreign body, fishbone, duodenal perforation
  • Bursa Uludag University Affiliated: Yes


Background: Accidental ingestion of foreign bodies is common in clinical practice. While perforation of the ileum and jejunum due to the ingested foreign body is common, duodenal perforation is rare. In this report, our experience with this rare entity is shared.