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Superabsorbent polymer balls as foreign bodies in the nasal cavities of children: our clinical experience.

BMC Pediatr 2021 Jun 11;21(1):273. Epub 2021 Jun 11.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Shenzhen Children's Hospital, 7019 Yitian Road, Futian District, Shenzhen, 518038, Guangdong, China.

Objective: To summarize the clinical diagnosis and treatment of superabsorbent polymer balls as nasal foreign bodies in children.

Methods: We retrospectively analysed the clinical data concerning 12 cases of superabsorbent polymer balls as nasal foreign bodies in children and summarized the corresponding clinical features, methods of diagnoses and treatment, and prognoses.

Results: Twelve children with superabsorbent polymer balls as foreign bodies in their nasal cavities presented with relatively severe symptoms, such as congestion, runny nose, and nasal swelling. Read More

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Comprehensive Analysis of the Diagnosis and Treatment of Tracheobronchial Foreign Bodies in Children.

Ear Nose Throat J 2021 Jun 10:1455613211023019. Epub 2021 Jun 10.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 117747Yantai Yuhuangding Hospital, Qingdao University, Yantai, Shandong, China.

Objective: To analyze the factors influencing the diagnosis and treatment of tracheobronchial foreign bodies (TFBs) in children.

Methods: The clinical data of 300 consecutive children with suspected TFBs who were admitted to our department between January 2016 and December 2019 were retrospectively collected, including demographics, diagnosis, history of foreign body inhalation, preoperative chest computed tomography (CT) findings, duration of foreign body retention, time from admission to operation, operation duration, duration of hospitalization, and complications.

Results: Among the 300 cases, the male:female ratio was 193:107, and the age range was 6 months to 12 years (median age: 19 months). Read More

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Metallic foreign body adjacent to the round window: a rare cause for chronic tympanic membrane perforation with hearing loss.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 May 20;14(5). Epub 2021 May 20.

School of Medicine, The University of Western Australia, Perth, Western Australia, Australia.

Welding injuries to the tympanic membrane (TM) or middle ear are rare but can cause significant damage. These injuries occur when a hot spark or molten slag drops directly into the external auditory canal and through the action of gravity (because the ear is upright during such an injury), then risks burning through the TM. This can lead to a multitude of adverse consequences including chronic TM perforation, secondary purulent otorrhoea, facial palsy, taste disturbance, vertigo and hearing loss. Read More

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Needle in the Haystack: Wire Bristle Foreign Body Presenting Deep Within the Tongue Base.

Ear Nose Throat J 2021 May 16:1455613211014079. Epub 2021 May 16.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery, 71541Georgetown University Hospital, Washington, DC, USA.

Objectives: To report a case of ingested wire bristle embedded within the extrinsic musculature of the tongue requiring a transcervical approach for removal and to provide a revised algorithm for the management of ingested wire bristles.

Methods: The clinical record of 1 patient who ingested a grill brush wire bristle was reviewed. A literature review was also conducted to refine a treatment algorithm for managing ingested wire bristles. Read More

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An Assessment of Management Strategies for Adult Patients with Foreign-Body Sensation in the Neck.

J Emerg Trauma Shock 2021 Jan-Mar;14(1):28-32. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Department of Emergency Medicine, Southside Hospital, Bay Shore, New York, USA.

Objectives: Patients come to the emergency department (ED) for the evaluation of foreign-body sensation in the neck. Given the dearth of clinical studies for this complaint, these patients are treated subjectively by different providers. We aim to propose a treatment approach that results in the timely diagnosis and removal of foreign bodies by comparing the common radiologic studies used in the ED for this complaint, determining the utility of consults, and providing an approach that minimizes length of stay. Read More

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Low morbidity high anterior neck approach for removal of a deep intraglossal foreign body: A case report.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Apr 23;81:105823. Epub 2021 Mar 23.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, The Wollongong Hospital, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia; Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia; University of Wollongong School of Medicine, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia.

Introduction And Importance: In the era of both new bilateral hypoglossal nerve stimulator and long-standing experience with Sistrunk's procedures, it is notable that the literature scarcely describes high anterior neck approaches, tending to focus on transoral removal of intra-glossal foreign bodies. Herein we describe a case of a low morbidity anterior approach for access to an intra-glossal foreign body and discuss the implications.

Case Presentation: A morbidly obese 73 year old lady presented acutely after inadvertent ingestion of a sewing needle. Read More

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Presentation and management of nasal foreign bodies in a Chinese metro area.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Apr;100(16):e25626

Department of Otolaryngology, Shenzhen Children's Hospital.

Abstract: Nasal foreign bodies in children are common complaints encountered by pediatric otolaryngologists. We investigated clinical features, diagnosis, and treatment of nasal foreign bodies in children in a Chinese metro area.Six hundred sixty eight children with nasal foreign bodies presented to Shenzhen Children's Hospital, diagnosed and treated by the authors were enrolled from January 2016 to October 2019, causes for medical consultation, age, sex, duration, types, locations, removal, and complications were recorded and analyzed. Read More

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Use of Medical Thoracoscopy for Retrieval of Broken Intrapleural Catheter.

Turk Thorac J 2021 Mar 1;22(2):179-181. Epub 2021 Mar 1.

Department of Pulmonology, Jinnah Postgraduate Medical Center, Karachi, Pakistan.

Small-bore pleural catheters are used to drain simple effusions effectively. They are less invasive and more comfortable than tube thoracostomy. As with any other intervention, these small catheters have their associated complications. Read More

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Surgical Removal of Hearing Aid Earmold Impression Material in the Middle Ear.

Ear Nose Throat J 2021 Apr 8:1455613211009129. Epub 2021 Apr 8.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Biomedical Research Institute, Pusan National University Hospital, Busan, Republic of Korea.

When fitting hearing aids, patients are required to make an earmold impression material for device fixation. It usually causes no problems, although in rare cases, the earmold passes through the middle ear through tympanic membrane perforations.- Foreign bodies may cause a delayed inflammatory reaction and deterioration of aeration, especially in the Eustachian tube. Read More

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Extraction of Aural Foreign Bodies in a Rural Setting: 10-Year Review and a Novel Method to Remove Magnetic Stones.

Ear Nose Throat J 2021 Mar 30:1455613211006007. Epub 2021 Mar 30.

71507Royal Darwin Hospital, Northern Territory, Australia.

Background: The external auditory canal's unique anatomical characteristics made the presence of foreign bodies (FBs) a clinical challenge, particularly in rural settings without ready access to tertiary care and specialist intervention.

Aims: Our study surveys the experience in aural FBs surgical management in a rural Australian tertiary center. It proposes a safe, easy, and affordable technique to remove stones from the ear canal. Read More

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A Rare Case of Hemoptysis Caused by a Laryngeal Leech.

Ear Nose Throat J 2021 Mar 26:1455613211000804. Epub 2021 Mar 26.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, "G. Papanikolaou" General Hospital, Thessaloniki, Greece.

The larynx is an uncommon location for live foreign bodies. The leech can reach the glottis during consumption of contaminated water but is usually expelled by an effective cough reflex. Patients present with hoarseness and dysphagia and occasionally with dyspnea or hemoptysis. Read More

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Removal of Airway Foreign Body in a Premature Neonate.

Ann Otol Rhinol Laryngol 2021 Mar 4:3489421999536. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Department of Otolaryngology, Head & Neck Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA.

Objective: Airway foreign bodies are the leading cause of infantile deaths and fourth among preschool children. Airway foreign bodies in extremely premature neonates represent a rare but potentially lethal entity. There are very few reports in the literature describing the treatment of such a condition in premature neonates. Read More

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An Unusual Maxillary Sinus Foreign Body: A Case Report.

Am J Case Rep 2021 Feb 17;22:e928534. Epub 2021 Feb 17.

College of Medicine, King Faisal University, Alahsa, Saudi Arabia.

BACKGROUND Paranasal sinus foreign bodies are rarely encountered in otolaryngology practice. CASE REPORT We present the case of a 32-year-old man who presented to our Emergency Department with his left eye bleeding after a nail gun injury. The initial physical examination revealed the presence of a left eye ruptured globe, which led to left eye blindness. Read More

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February 2021

ENT Referral From Emergency Department During COVID-19: A Single-Center Experience.

Ear Nose Throat J 2021 Feb 11:145561320984560. Epub 2021 Feb 11.

ENT Division, University of Eastern Piedmont, Novara, Italy.

Purpose: COVID-19 pandemic transformed the health system response worldwide. The aim of this study is to report changes about numbers and reason for ENT consultations in emergency department (ED) during COVID-19 pandemic comparing with those occurred the previous year (2019).

Methods: Data about patients admitted to adult and pediatric ED were collected from March 1 to May 31, 2019 and 2020. Read More

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February 2021

[Wooden foreign body in maxillary sinus: a case report].

Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2021 Feb;56(2):163-164

Department of Clinical Medicine, Guizhou Medical University, Guiyang 550004, China; Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, Affiliated Hospital of Guizhou Medical University, Guiyang 550004, China.

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February 2021

Swallowed partial denture in severe intellectual disability patient.

Ji-Hoon Kim

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jan 18;14(1). Epub 2021 Jan 18.

Otorhinolaryngology, National Health Insurance Corporation Ilsan Hospital, Goyang, The Republic of Korea

Swallowed partial dentures in elderly patients is an emergency situation that requires a swift response. Here, we report a case involving a patient with severe intellectual disability who swallowed his denture, which lodged at the oesophagus inlet. After failure of endoscopic removal, denture with clasp was removed using long forceps through intraoral approach under intravenous sedation. Read More

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January 2021

Retrieval of foreign body from maxillary sinus through extraction socket.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jan 18;14(1). Epub 2021 Jan 18.

Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery, Krishna Institute of Medical Sciences Deemed University, Karad, India

Dry socket or alveolar osteitis is one of the most common complication following tooth extraction. Patients usually reports of pain, which typically starts on third or fourth postoperative day and responds to simple irrigation and placement of zinc oxide eugenol (ZOE) pack, which provides an obtundent effect. The pack should be loosely kept in the extraction socket and should be changed periodically to allow healing. Read More

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January 2021

Skull base osteomyelitis with secondary cavernous sinus thrombosis: a rare presentation of an animate foreign body in the ear.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jan 11;14(1). Epub 2021 Jan 11.

Department of ENT-Otology, Neurotology & Cochlear Implant Unit, Christian Medical College and Hospital Vellore, Vellore, India.

A 42-year-old woman presented with fever, left ear pain, restricted mouth opening, difficulty in swallowing and inability to open her left eyelid for a period of 10 days. She was treated with antibiotics for the same at a local medical facility; however, a sudden decrease in her left eye vision prompted her to visit our tertiary centre. Her history was insignificant except for having multiple left ear syringing for an insect removal 10 days before onset of her current symptoms. Read More

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January 2021

Surgical treatment of multiple magnet ingestion in children: A single-center study.

World J Clin Cases 2020 Dec;8(23):5988-5998

Department of General Surgery, the Children's Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine, Hangzhou 310051, Zhejiang Province, China.

Background: Since 2017, the number of magnet ingestion cases has increased year over year in our hospital. Almost all of the ingested magnetic foreign bodies were magnetic beads, and most of the patients experienced intestinal perforations, causing substantial damage.

Aim: To summarize our experience with surgical treatment of multiple magnet ingestion in children. Read More

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December 2020

Impact of COVID Lockdown on the Presentation of Nasal Foreign Bodies to a Tertiary Care Center.

Ear Nose Throat J 2020 Dec 14:145561320981438. Epub 2020 Dec 14.

Department of Radiology, 75299Chacha Nehru Bal Chikitsalaya, Geeta Colony, Delhi, India.

Background: India announced nationwide lockdown on March 24, 2020, to control the COVID crisis. Due to lockdown, the health care system, that is, delivery and utilization of the health facilities were adversely affected.

Clinical Setting: Presentation and management of nasal foreign body cases over 3 months post COVID lockdown has been discussed. Read More

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December 2020

Lockdown Boredom in COVID-19 Pandemic: As a Cause of Pediatric Foreign Bodies.

Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2020 Nov 22:1-2. Epub 2020 Nov 22.

Department of Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, Government Medical College, Amritsar, Punjab India.

COVID-19 has been impacting a large number of people worldwide. In this lockdown has restricted people to stay at home which is likely to impact their physical and mental health especially children can result in a high prevalence of psychological distress. Long term home isolation has potentially increased the risk of domestic accidents in children like lodgment of foreign bodies in Ear, Nose and Throat. Read More

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November 2020

Management of inferior dislocation of a StopLoss Jones tube after conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy.

Rafal Nowak

BMJ Case Rep 2020 Nov 9;13(11). Epub 2020 Nov 9.

Eye Department, J Strus City Hospital, Poznan, Poland

Persistent epiphora significantly worsens one's quality of life. A commonly known method of treatment of complete obstruction of the lacrimal canaliculi is conjunctivodacryocystorhinostomy with placement of a glass Jones tube. Unfortunately, the use of such a prosthesis of the lacrimal tract often results in certain complications, the most frequent of which include extrusion or superior and inferior migration. Read More

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November 2020

An unusual case of unilateral sinus disease may reveal the presence of a retained foreign body.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2020 22;77:86-90. Epub 2020 Oct 22.

University of Bari 'Aldo Moro', Department of Otolaryngology- Head and Neck Surgery, Bari, Italy.

Introduction: Differential diagnosis of unilateral sinus disease (USD) is important in clinical practice as it can be broad, and for which timely and effective treatment is important. With this report we would like to present a case of a patient with a foreign body retained in the left maxillary sinus for eight years.

Presentation Of Case: A 50-year-old gardener referred to have been injured on the job in 2010. Read More

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October 2020

[Methods of maxillary sinus foreign bodies removal].

Vestn Otorinolaringol 2020 ;85(5):78-82

Pavlov First Saint Petersburg State Medical University, Saint-Petersburg, Russia.

The Aim: To characterize methods of extraction of foreign bodies of maxillary sinuses, features of postoperative treatment of patients.

Material And Methods: The experience of treatment of patients with maxillary sinuses foreign bodies in the clinic of ENT of PFSMU of St.Petersburg is presented. Read More

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November 2020

Retained haemodialysis-catheter guidewire in the head and neck: a multidisciplinary team approach.

BMJ Case Rep 2020 Oct 27;13(10). Epub 2020 Oct 27.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Fakulti Perubatan, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Penetrating foreign body in the head and neck can be catastrophic from injury to the constellation of vascular and neural structures in the neck. Early recognition and prompt surgical intervention is imperative to save lives. Herein, we present an unusual case of iatrogenic foreign body-a coiled guidewire embedded in the deep neck space. Read More

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October 2020

Management of foreign bodies in the ear, nose and throat in children: a review of 829 cases from Northern Anatolia.

Ceyhun Aksakal

Otolaryngol Pol 2020 May;74(5):1-5

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Tokat State Hospital, Tokat, Turkey.

<b>Objective:</b> The aim of this study was to evaluate cases of of ear, nose and pharyngeal (ENT) foreign body (FB) in pediatric patients referred to the pediatric emergency department of the Department of Otorhinolaryngology in Tokat State Hospital (Turkey). <br><b>Methods:</b> The paper comprises a retrospective study of all ENT foreign bodies presented to the pediatric emergency Department of Otorhinolaryngology in Tokat State Hospital (Turkey) between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2018. Subject to evaluation were also demographic and clinical characteristics of the patients, types and anatomic locations of FBs, locations of FB by age groups, the method used to remove FBs and the distribution of FB cases by months. Read More

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Nasal foreign bodies identified by rhinoscopy in dogs: 42 cases.

J Small Anim Pract 2020 Dec 28;61(12):752-756. Epub 2020 Sep 28.

Hospital Escolar Veterinário - Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária - Universidade de Lisboa, Av. Universidade Técnica, Lisboa, Portugal, 1300-477, Portugal.

Objective: To evaluate signalment, clinical presentation, location and type of nasal foreign bodies identified by rhinoscopy in dogs.

Materials And Methods: We retrospectively reviewed medical records from dogs that presented for consultation between April 2012 and June 2019 and were diagnosed with nasal foreign body via rhinoscopy.

Results: Forty-two dogs met the study's inclusion criteria. Read More

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December 2020

Oral mucosal foreign body granulomas in a patient with systemic sarcoidosis.

BMJ Case Rep 2020 Sep 17;13(9). Epub 2020 Sep 17.

Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Haukeland University Hospital, Bergen, Norway

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September 2020

An Unusually Large Object Removed From the Upper Esophagus in a Patient With Self Harm Syndrome.

Ear Nose Throat J 2020 Sep 14:145561320953707. Epub 2020 Sep 14.

Division of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Cooper University Hospital, Camden, NJ, USA.

A 32-year-old female with a history of bipolar disorder and schizophrenia was transported to our tertiary-care hospital after swallowing a large toilet paper holder bracket. Removal of the large foreign body required coordination between anesthesiology, otolaryngology, and trauma surgery. A tracheostomy airway was established, and the object was removed transorally. Read More

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September 2020

Nasal foreign body - innocuous or pernicious?

MMW Fortschr Med 2020 09;162(15):44-45

Klinik und Poliklinik für Hals-, Nasen- und Ohrenheilkunde, Marchioninistr. 15, 81377, München, Germany.

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September 2020