Apiliogullari B.,Konya Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi |
Yoldas B.,Konya Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi |
Esme H.,Konya Egitim ve Arastirma Hastanesi |
BekCi T.T.,Konya Training and Research Hospital Konya
Turkish Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery | Year: 2013
Although there are cases with mediastinal foreign bodies after several surgical procedures or accidental conditions, self-inserted objects into the mediastinum via hypopharynx due to psychological disorder is very rare. The surgical removal is essential due to the risks of migration, mediastinitis and erosion into great vessels. In this article, we report the management modality with the left cervical incision in 61-year-old schizophrenic female who was admitted with hemoptysis caused by a selfinserted mediastinal foreign body.