A six year old boy presented to the Emergency department with his father after he was witnessed swallowing coins. The boy was not in respiratory distress and did not vomit. The boy complains of a "sore throat" while swallowing and is otherwise without asymptomatic.
Two frontal views of the chest show a round metal object in the midline at the thoracic inlet. A lateral view shows the object behind the trachea, confirming the object is in the esophagus.
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