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Sudden Death Resulting from Chicken Bone Perforation of the Esophagus.

Russo, Scott S. M.D.; Taff, Mark L. M.D.; Ratanaproeksa, Opas M.D.; Spitz, Werner U. M.D.
American Journal of Forensic Medicine & Pathology:
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: Sudden death caused by foreign-body perforation of the esophagus is distinctly uncommon. We report the death of an elderly patient in a nursing home who exsanguinated after she swallowed a chicken bone that perforated her esophagus and right common carotid artery.

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