Calcichew tablet causing oesophageal obstruction and aspiration pneumonia
- Correspondence to Dr Ben Lovell, Medical Admissions Unit, Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Pond Street, London, UK;
- Accepted 26 March 2013
- Published Online First 10 April 2013
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 …