Unusual Cause of Esophageal Obstruction in a Neonate Presenting as Esophageal Atresia

Vijay C Pujar, Shirin S Joshi, Sangappa M Dhaded


Esophageal atresia is the commonest cause of obstruction to esophageal lumen in neonates. Foreign bodies in newborns are extremely rare. We report a rare case of esophageal obstruction closely mimicking atresia due to foreign bodies inserted in a female neonate with homicidal intension.


Neonate; Foreign body;Esophagus

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.21699/jns.v2i4.89


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