Foreign Bodies

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Last Updated: 02 May 2022
missed intranasal wooden foreign bodies on computed tomography. "missed intranasal wooden foreign bodies on computed tomography.", by Prabhu SM, Irodi A, George PP, Sundaresan R, Anand V. F1: A 16-year-old boy with chronic right-sided mucopurulent nasal discharge and history of facial trauma 8 months back. CT PNS axial and coronal images (A and B) reveal well-defined hyperdense cylindrical foreign bodies (arrow) in...

If you've ever before gotten a splinter or had sand in your eye, you've had experience with a foreign body. A foreign body is something that is stuck inside you but isn't intended to be there. You might breathe in or ingest a foreign body, or you may get one from an injury to nearly any part of your body. Inhaled or ingested foreign bodies may cause choking or digestive tract blockage and may need clinical treatment.

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