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E-Cigarette Burns and Explosions: What are the Patterns of Oromaxillofacial Injury?

J Oral Maxillofac Surg 2021 Mar 29. Epub 2021 Mar 29.

William Beaumont Hospital - Royal Oak, Department of Otolaryngology, Royal Oak, MI.

Purpose: With the recent increase in popularity of electronic cigarette use in the United States, its harmful effects are not only limited to smoke inhalation, but also to the possibility of e-cigarette device malfunction. The purpose of this review is to characterize oromaxillofacial trauma secondary to electronic cigarette device explosion.

Methods: For this systematic review, PubMed and Embase were searched in October 2019 using the following search terms: e-cigarette burns, e-cigarette injury, and e-cigarette explosions, which yielded 400 studies. 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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Rhinolithiasis, a rare entity: Analysis of 31 cases and literature review.

North Clin Istanb 2021 26;8(2):172-177. Epub 2020 Oct 26.

Department of Ear Nose Throat Head and Neck Surgery, Sisli Hamidiye Etfal Training and Research Hospital, Istanbul, Turkey.

Objective: Rhinolithiasis is a rare condition which results from deposition of salt around a endogenous or exogenous nidus. In the literature, most of the reports are single case studies. In this study, we aimed to present the characteristics, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment methods of 31 rhinolithiasis cases and to focus on the current literature. Read More

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October 2020

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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A Rhinolith Turning Out to Be an Intranasal Tooth.

Cureus 2021 Feb 28;13(2):e13616. Epub 2021 Feb 28.

Otorhinolaryngology, Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Klang, Klang, MYS.

A tooth in the nasal cavity is an uncommon phenomenon. The exact mechanism is unclear, and patients may present with non-specific nasal symptoms. We encountered a 24-year-old patient with history of cleft palate repair, presenting to us with unilateral nasal discharge not improving with conventional medications. Read More

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February 2021

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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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

Safe Removal of a Centipede From the Ear By Using an Innovative Practicable Method: A Case Report.

Ear Nose Throat J 2021 Feb 15:145561321995010. Epub 2021 Feb 15.

Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, 125573Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Chiayi.

Arthropods may become lodged inside the ear and cause considerable emotional and physical trauma. Cases of centipedes being lodged in the external auditory canal have rarely been reported. In this article, we present the case of woman who had a centipede lodged inside her right external auditory canal. Read More

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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

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

Resection of a Giant Hypopharyngeal Liposarcoma Invading the Esophagus by Lateral Pharyngotomy: A Case Report.

Ear Nose Throat J 2020 Nov 12:145561320973776. Epub 2020 Nov 12.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Affiliated Hospital/Clinical Medical College of Chengdu University, Chengdu, China.

Hypopharyngeal liposarcomas are extremely rare. Due to the lack of experience, pathologists and surgeons find it difficult to make a clear diagnosis and provide accurate, timely treatment. A 43-year-old man with a complaint of foreign body sensation in the throat for 6 months and swallowing difficulty for 2 months was admitted to our department. Read More

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November 2020

Clinical and radiological characteristics of oro-antral communications/fistulae due to implant dentistry procedures: A cross-sectional retrospective study.

Clin Implant Dent Relat Res 2021 Feb 10;23(1):54-60. Epub 2020 Nov 10.

Department of Periodontology and Oral Implantology, The Maurice and Gabriela Goldschleger School of Dental Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel.

Objectives: Assess the unique clinical and radiological sequelae following oro-antral communications/fistulae (OAC/OAF) due to implant dentistry vs other etiologies.

Materials And Methods: A structured form served to collect data from medical records. All consecutive patients who underwent surgical closure of OACs/OAFs between 2003 and 2020, at a single center were included. Read More

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February 2021

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

[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

How Plastic and Endoscopic Assisted Surgery Can Help Foreign Body Removal?

Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg 2020 Dec 17;72(4):513-514. Epub 2011 Apr 17.

E.N.T Department & Ear, Nose, Throat, and Head & Neck Surgery Research Center, Hazrat Rasoul - Akram Hospital, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.

In this study we report a case with foreign body in the infratemporal fossa. The anatomic position of this region and the presence of important neurovascular structures make this region a sophisticated one. Commonly used open procedures can have morbidity of neurovascular system. Read More

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December 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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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

Innovative surgical technique for removal of Light Emitting Diode from segmental bronchus in a child: After the failure of endoscopic retrieval.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2020 25;73:365-368. Epub 2020 Jul 25.

King Fahad Specialist Hospital, Dammam, Saudi Arabia.

A five years boy aspirated Light-emitting diode (LED) of a toy while playing. Initially, he had a cough which later on settled. Chest physician at the local hospital tried to retrieve foreign bodies endoscopically, but he failed. Read More

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Conservative surgical management of a supernumerary tooth in the nasal cavity.

BMJ Case Rep 2020 Jul 28;13(7). Epub 2020 Jul 28.

Department of Dental Surgery, Maharishi Markandeshwar College of Dental Sciences and Research, Ambala, Haryana, India.

A 9-year-old girl presented with a foreign body obstruction inside her nose. The condition led to pain and nasal congestion. CT showed the presence of a radiopaque mass similar to a tooth in the right nasal cavity. Read More

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Injury Mechanism of Button Batteries in the Nasal Cavity and Possible Mitigation Strategies During Impaction.

Laryngoscope 2020 10 28;130(10):2487-2493. Epub 2020 Jul 28.

Department of Pathology, Ministry of Health, University of Medical Sciences, Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Samsun, Turkey.

Objective/hypothesis: Button batteries (BBs) impacted in the nasal cavity can cause several complications. Understanding the injury mechanism and developing possible mitigation strategies can reduce these complications.

Study Design: Cadaveric sheep nasal septum model. Read More

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October 2020

Unusual Foreign Body, a Spoon, in the Esophagus of a Middle-Aged Female: A Case Report and Review of the Literature.

Ear Nose Throat J 2020 Jul 22:145561320942680. Epub 2020 Jul 22.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Myongji Hospital, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Goyang, Korea.

In adults, a large metal foreign body in the esophagus is rarely seen and is usually caused accidentally. Here, we have described an unusual case of foreign body (spoon) in the esophagus of an adult patient. A 48-year-old woman initially presented to the emergency department with marked dysphagia, drooling, and radiating pain to the chest. Read More

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Test, test, test - a complication of testing for coronavirus disease 2019 with nasal swabs.

J Laryngol Otol 2020 Jul 28;134(7):646-649. Epub 2020 Jul 28.

Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Gloucestershire Royal Hospital, Gloucester, UK.

Background: Coronavirus disease 2019, a highly transmissible respiratory infection, has created a public health crisis of global magnitude. The mainstay of diagnostic testing for coronavirus disease 2019 is molecular polymerase chain reaction testing of a respiratory specimen, obtained with a viral swab. As the incidence of new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 increases exponentially, the use of viral swabs to collect nasopharyngeal specimens is anticipated to increase drastically. Read More

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Extended role of transnasal oesophagoscopy: a review of the literature.

J Laryngol Otol 2020 Jun 18;134(6):481-486. Epub 2020 Jun 18.

ENT department, Lister Hospital, East and North Herts NHS Trust, Stevenage, UK.

Background: Advances in endoscopic technology have allowed transnasal oesophagoscopy to be used for a variety of diagnostic and therapeutic procedures.

Method: A review of the literature was carried out to look into the extended role of transnasal oesophagoscopy within otolaryngology, using the Embase, Cinahl and Medline databases.

Results: There were 16 studies showing that transnasal oesophagoscopy is safe and cost effective and can be used for removal of foreign bodies, tracheoesophageal puncture, laser laryngeal surgery and balloon dilatation. Read More

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Management of Foreign Bodies in the Ear: A Retrospective Review of 123 Cases in Nigeria.

Ear Nose Throat J 2020 May 12:145561320920510. Epub 2020 May 12.

Department of Ear, Nose, and Throat Surgery, Federal Medical Centre, Ido Ekiti, Nigeria.

Foreign bodies in the ear are relatively common in emergency medicine. However, attempts at removal made outside the healthcare setting by untrained persons can result in complications of varying degrees. We conducted a 3-year retrospective review of 123 cases of aural foreign bodies at our hospital in Nigeria. Read More

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A potential post-removal pH neutralization strategy to mitigate nasal button battery injuries.

Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol 2020 Jun 17;133:110011. Epub 2020 Mar 17.

Ministry of Health, University of Medical Sciences, Samsun Training and Research Hospital, Department of Pathology, Samsun, Turkey. Electronic address:

Objective: Button batteries (BBs) impacted in the nose of children can cause septal perforation, synechia, atrophy, necrosis and deformities such as saddle nose. Developing mitigation strategies that can reduce tissue damage after BB removal can decrease these complications.

Methods: 3 V lithium BBs were placed on the cadaveric sheep nasal septum model segments. Read More

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