Complete Gastroesophageal Obstruction by Food Bolus
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Esophageal food bolus impaction is a common gastrointestinal emergency with esophageal food impaction the third most common non-biliary endoscopic emergency after upper and lower gastrointestinal hemorrhage. Food bolus is the most common impacted foreign body, particularly in adults, but other objects include coins, toys, bones, batteries.A 54-year-old male with history of esophageal varices, alcoholic cirrhosis and alcohol abuse presented with inability to swallow that started on the day of presentation to the emergency room.

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