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