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Calcichew tablet causing oesophageal obstruction and aspiration pneumonia
  1. Ben Lovell
  1. Correspondence to Dr Ben Lovell, Medical Admissions Unit, Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Pond Street, London, UK; benlovell{at}doctors.org.uk

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An 86-year-old man presented with new dysphagia and regurgitation of solids and liquids. His past medical history included a mild cognitive defect, type 2 diabetes, hypertension, osteoporosis and aortic valve disease.

On examination, he was afebrile, and blood pressure and pulse rate were normal. His oxygen saturations …

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