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When the bone in your swallow is your own
  1. Navin Ramphul,
  2. Peadar Gilligan
  1. Beaumont Hospital, Dublin, Republic of Ireland
  1. Correspondence to Dr Navin Ramphul, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont Road, Dublin 9, Republic of Ireland; navinramphul{at}

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A 67-year-old woman presented to our emergency department with a 4 week history of progressive dysphagia and odynophagia. Her symptoms had begun with difficulty and pain on swallowing meat, which progressed to all solids, and …

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