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[Pediatric foreign body. A two case report.]

Arch Esp Urol 2021 May;74(4):449-454

Servicio de Urología Pediátrica. Hospital de Niños "Víctor J. Vilela". Rosario. Prov. Santa Fe. Argentina.

Introduction: Urethral insertion of foreign bodies is an infrequent emergency, being it exceptionally rare in prepubertal children. Both clinical presentation and the introduced elements are varied. Although sexualabuse and mental disorders must always be considered, these events are mainly related to the children's own  body self-discovery without any sexual connotation. 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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Intraorbital wooden foreign body, legacy of a notorious scrap: a case report.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 15;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Opthalmology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India

Wooden foreign bodies are notorious to be fragile and get retained as bits and bobs in the orbit. A 50-year-old woman presented to casualty with complaints of loss of vision and pain in the right eye associated with discharge from a wound in right eye upper lid. On imaging, a wooden foreign body was seen as continuous track of air. Read More

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Retained iron intraocular foreign body with late onset siderotic glaucoma: a clinical challenge.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Apr 15;14(4). Epub 2021 Apr 15.

Vitreoretina Services, LV Prasad Eye Institute, Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India.

Siderotic glaucoma is a rare and challenging clinical scenario caused by a retained iron intraocular foreign body (IOFB), which results in irreversible vision loss. Presented here is a case of secondary open-angle glaucoma in a 36-year-old man that was refractory to maximal medical therapy. A meticulous history and careful clinical examination revealed that he had a penetrating trauma 15 years ago, a self-sealed corneal entry wound, open angles, a retained encapsulated metallic IOFB and siderosis bulbi. Read More

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Bilateral iPhone Gorilla Glass Intraocular Foreign Bodies in a Pediatric Patient.

J Vitreoretin Dis 2021 Jan 30;5(1):68-71. Epub 2020 Sep 30.

Department of Ophthalmology, Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, 900 NW 17th Avenue, Miami, FL, 33136, USA.

A 13-year old male presented with bilateral intraocular foreign bodies (IOFBs) after a bullet struck his iPhone. The right eye vision was 20/50 and examination disclosed a limbal entry wound at 6:00, dense traumatic cataract, and vitreous hemorrhage. The left eye was 20/40 and an entry wound located roughly 4mm posterior to the limbus was noted. Read More

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January 2021

Supraglottic foreign body in a woman with Down's syndrome and congenital heart disease: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Apr;100(14):e25455

Department of Anesthesiology.

Rationale: An impacted foreign body (FB) in the larynx of an adult is a rare but potentially life-threatening occurrence. Patients with Down's syndrome (DS) are vulnerable to airway FB. However, the anesthesia for FB removal can be challenging. Read More

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Outcomes and Complications of Surgical Removal of Foreign Body Granulomas Due to Illicit Polymer Injection for Cosmetic Purposes.

Aesthet Surg J 2021 Apr 7. Epub 2021 Apr 7.

Junior staff, Department of Rheumatology, Hospital Angeles del Pedregal, Mexico City, Mexico.

Background: There are several local complications associated with subcutaneous injection of illicit polymers, including: injection-site deformity, granulomas, and skin changes.

Objectives: To compare the postoperative complications and symptom flare in patients undergoing surgical excision of foreign-body granulomas.

Methods: We retrospectively examined data of patients who underwent surgical removal of foreign-body granulomas caused by polymer injection for cosmetic purposes with UAL, en bloc excision with primary closure, skin grafts, or free flaps during 2014-2020. Read More

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Missed gallstones in the abdominal wall: complication of a laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Pan Afr Med J 2020 29;37:381. Epub 2020 Dec 29.

Department of General Surgery, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de Lisboa Central, Lisbon, Portugal.

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy, like any invasive procedure, is associated with complications. One of them often ignored despite its frequency, as the results of the low morbidity rate is stone spillage. We present a case of a 38 years male, with obesity; that underwent laparoscopic cholecystectomy for an acute cholecystitis. Read More

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Bailing out the bowel and bladder - A rare case report of rectal impalement injury with iatrogenic bladder rupture.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2021 Apr 11;81:105740. Epub 2021 Mar 11.

Department of General Surgery, Grant Medical College and Sir JJ Group of Hospitals, Byculla, Mumbai, 400008, India. Electronic address:

Introduction And Importance: Rectal perforations due to foreign body impalement are infrequently encountered in practice. Accidental or intentional foreign body insertions pose a diagnostic challenge to surgeons and put them in demanding circumstances for successful extraction.

Case Presentation: We report a case of a 60-year-old male with alleged history of accidental foreign body insertion into the rectum. Read More

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Repeated rotation of a toric implantable collamer lens: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Mar;100(10):e24986

Department of Refractive Surgery Center, Weifang Eye Hospital, Weifang, Shandong, China.

Introduction: Implantable collamer lens have been used widely worldwide, and have been accepted by more and more doctors and patients due to good safety, stability, and effectiveness. However, there is still a problem of crystal rotation. The large angle rotation (over 10°) would weaken the original astigmatism correction effect and even induce irregular astigmatism, seriously affecting the visual quality of patients. Read More

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Management of mole gun injuries: Review of 19 cases with proposed treatment algorithm.

Hand Surg Rehabil 2021 Mar 5. Epub 2021 Mar 5.

Department of Plastic & Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery, Meram Faculty of Medicine, Necmettin Erbakan University, Yunus Emre, Akyokuş Sk., 42080 Meram/Konya, Turkey.

Injuries caused by mole guns are mostly localized in the hands and characterized by contaminated and necrotic tissues due to the blast effect and a large number of residual foreign bodies in the wound. This study analyzed the medical records of patients' who had hand injuries caused by mole guns and presents our approach through a reconstruction algorithm. Data from 19 consecutive patients who sustained mole gun injuries between March 2015 and May 2019 were reviewed in this retrospective study. Read More

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Evaluation of the use of NGage® Nitinol stone extractor for intraocular foreign body removal.

Int Ophthalmol 2021 Mar 4. Epub 2021 Mar 4.

Faculty of Medicine, Ophthalmology Department, Alexandria University, Khartoum Square, Azarita, Alexandria, Egypt.

Purpose: To describe a novel technique to use the NGage® Nitinol Stone Extractor for large IOFB extraction.

Methods: We conducted a retrospective case series study by reviewing the data of 4 eyes with retained large IOFB extracted with the use of the NGage® Nitinol Stone Extractor. The study was conducted in a single tertiary referral center on four eyes of four patients with large retained IOFB. Read More

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[Swallowed objects in the dental practice: what to do?]

Ned Tijdschr Tandheelkd 2021 Feb;128(2):79-86

Accidental aspiration or ingestion of foreign bodies in a dental setting is a rare occurrence. Taking preventive measures plays an important role. Ingestion is more common, but aspiration leads to complications in a larger number of cases. Read More

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February 2021

Endoscopic Management of Foreign Body Impaction in the Upper Gastrointestinal Tract in a Tertiary Care Centre of Nepal.

Kathmandu Univ Med J (KUMJ) 2020 Apr-Jun;18(70):139-143

Department of Internal Medicine, Dhulikhel Hospital, Kathmandu University Hospital, Kathmandu University School of Medical Sciences, Dhulikhel, Kavre, Nepal.

Background Ingested foreign body impaction on upper gastrointestinal tract is common incidence among children, older age group, mentally challenged individuals, and people the influence of alcohol. In most cases, the foreign bodies pass spontaneously and uneventfully but when this does not occur; endoscopic management to ensure removal under direct visualization is required. Relief upon removal of foreign body and prevention of complications is essential. Read More

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February 2021

Double Embedded Rings of a Digit Leading to Amputation.

J Hand Surg Asian Pac Vol 2021 Mar;26(1):103-106

Hand and Microsurgery Unit, Sunway Medical Centre, Selangor, Malaysia.

Chronic embedded-ring injury is a rare and uncommon presentation. This is also known as "chronic ring erosion" or "embedded ring syndrome" in the literature. Injury of this type has been associated with psychological impairment causing neglect of such injury. Read More

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A case report of an unusual left atrial mass.

Eur Heart J Case Rep 2021 Jan 28;5(1):ytaa500. Epub 2020 Dec 28.

Cardiovascular Center, University of Florida Health Jacksonville, 5th Floor Ambulatory Care Center, Box C-35 655 W 8th Street, Jacksonville, FL 32209, USA.

Background: Cardiac foreign bodies (FBs) are rare findings that may present as cardiac masses initially. Here, we present an exceptional and rare case of a hypodermic needle FB that transmigrated to the left atrium and presented as a left atrial mass.

Case Summary: A 28-year-old woman with multiple psychiatric disorders including intentional FB ingestion and self-inflicting injuries presented to the emergency room with abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, and chest pain that radiated to the left arm and face for 2 weeks. Read More

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January 2021

Pediatric bronchoscopy: recent advances and clinical challenges.

Expert Rev Respir Med 2021 04 10;15(4):453-475. Epub 2021 Feb 10.

Department of Surgical Sciences, Division of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery, Stellenbosch University, and Tygerberg Hospital, Tygerberg, South Africa.

: During the last 40 years equipment has been improved with smaller instruments and sufficient size working channels. This has ensured that bronchoscopy offers therapeutic and interventional options.: We provide a review of recent advances and clinical challenges in pediatric bronchoscopy. Read More

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The retrieval of a surgical blade broken within the alveolar bone during minimally traumatic tooth extraction.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jan 27;14(1). Epub 2021 Jan 27.

RAK College of Medical Sciences (RAKCOMS); Central Research Laboratory (CRL), RAK Medical and Health Sciences University (RAKMHSU), Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Minimally traumatic tooth removal is the norm for removing teeth when a dental implant is planned at that site. The quantity of available bone is the primary requisite to place an implant. The initial use of a scalpel blade to widen the periodontal space followed by the use of luxators is one of the techniques that is being followed for atraumatic extraction. Read More

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January 2021

[One case of removal of complex esophageal foreign body guided by ultrasound gastroscope].

Zhonghua Er Bi Yan Hou Tou Jing Wai Ke Za Zhi 2021 Jan;56(1):79-80

Department of Otorhinolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery, First Hospital Affiliated to Fujian Medical University, Quanzhou 362000, China.

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January 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

Angle grinder as surgical tool for incarcerated penoscrotal steel ring.

Pan Afr Med J 2020 25;37:91. Epub 2020 Sep 25.

Department of Transplantation, Clinical Institute of Urology and Renal Transplantation, Cluj-Napoca, Romania.

Penile strangulation with concomitant scrotal entrapment by a steel ring is an extremely rare urological emergency that requires immediate intervention. Any delay may lead to irreversible complications. Metal rings increase penile engorgement and are usually associated with an attempt to improve sexual pleasure or to maintain a prolonged erection. Read More

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January 2021

Techniques for the extraction of high rectal foreign bodies by transanal minimally invasive surgery.

Tech Coloproctol 2021 03 9;25(3):339-342. Epub 2021 Jan 9.

Department of General Surgery, Kaiser Permanente, San Diego, CA, USA.

Removal of rectosigmoid retained foreign bodies (RFB) may require laparoscopy and often laparotomy. Proctoscopic extraction from the distal sigmoid colon and proximal rectum can be technically difficult. Using a transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS) approach, RFBs can be safely removed, avoiding an abdominal operation with associated morbidity. Read More

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Individualized endoscopic management strategy for impacting jujube pits in the upper gastrointestinal tract: a 3-year single-center experience in northern China.

BMC Surg 2021 Jan 6;21(1):18. Epub 2021 Jan 6.

Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, The Second Affiliated Hospital of Harbin Medical University, 246 Xue-Fu Road, Nan-Gang District, Harbin, 150086, China.

Background: Impaction of jujube pits in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract is a special clinical condition in the northern Chinese population. Endoscopic removal is the preferred therapy, but there is no consensus on the management strategies. We reported our individualized endoscopic strategies on the jujube pits impacted in the upper GI tract. Read More

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January 2021

Thulium laser to endoscopically manage a rectal erosion and intraluminal mesh migration after ventral rectopexy.

BMJ Case Rep 2021 Jan 4;14(1). Epub 2021 Jan 4.

Digestive and Interventional Endoscopy Unit, Azienda Socio Sanitaria Territoriale Grande Ospedale Metropolitano Niguarda, Milano, Italy.

Rectal erosions after ventral rectopexy (VR) is an uncommon but challenging adverse event and can be associated with partial migration of the mesh into the intestinal cavity. Re-do surgery is difficult and often provides colostomy and/or anterior rectal resections. However, no alternative solutions are described in the available literature. Read More

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January 2021

Role of bronchoscopy and imaging in long-standing foreign body bronchus presenting as recurrent or non-resolving lower respiratory tract infection.

Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 2021 May 3;278(5):1477-1481. Epub 2021 Jan 3.

Lokmanya Tilak Muncipal Medical College and General Hospital, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Sion West, Sion, Mumbai, India.

Introduction: A long-standing retained foreign body in the bronchus is unusual. In majority of cases, an adequate history is not obtained, the clinical picture is usually clouded by superadded pathological changes.

Case Series: We report three cases of long-standing foreign body in the airway who presented with recurrent lower respiratory tract infection. Read More

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Endoscopic removal of entirely embedded esophagus-penetrating foreign bodies (with video).

J Gastroenterol Hepatol 2020 Dec 31. Epub 2020 Dec 31.

Endoscopy Center and Endoscopy Research Institute, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University, Shanghai, China.

Background And Aim: Traditionally, surgery is the only choice for esophageal foreign bodies (FBs) penetrating into the mediastinum or cervical para-esophageal space. Recent progress in endoscopic techniques and devices has made it possible to perform endoscopic procedures in the mediastinum. Here, we describe a novel method to remove the entirely embedded esophagus-penetrating FBs through an endoscopic approach. Read More

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December 2020

Anesthesia and airway managements for emergency removal of esophageal foreign body in a trisomy 21 patient with mental retardation and predicted difficult airway: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2020 Dec;99(51):e23710

Department of Anesthesiology, Beijing Friendship Hospital, Capital Medical University, Beijing, People's Republic of China.

Introduction: The typical manifestations of patients with a trisomy 21 syndrome are mental retardation and anatomical deformities of face and neck. In the available literature, all case reports regarding anesthetic management of mentally retarded patients have focused on elective surgeries. There is no report regarding anesthetic management of mentally retarded patients undergoing emergency surgery. Read More

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December 2020

Endoscopic holmium laser fragmentation and retrieval of migrated intravesical prolene mesh.

BMJ Case Rep 2020 Dec 22;13(12). Epub 2020 Dec 22.

Urology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, Delhi, India.

A 52-year-old man presented with lower urinary tract symptoms and intermittent haematuria for the last 6 months. He had undergone totally extraperitoneal right inguinal hernia repair a decade ago. The ultrasonography and an X-ray of the pelvis suggested a large radio-opaque shadow in the bladder. Read More

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December 2020