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Electric wire as a urethral foreign body: A case report.

Medicine (Baltimore) 2021 Dec;100(48):e28103

Department of Ultrasound, Hebei General Hospital, Shijiazhuang, China.

Rationale: Most self-insertion of urethral foreign bodies is the result of exotic impulses, psychometric problems, sexual curiosity, or sexual practice while intoxicated. Ultrasound has been proven to be an effective tool for determining the presence, location, and characteristics of the urethral foreign body.

Patient Concerns: A 48-year-old man presented with a mass in the urethra for 2 years. Read More

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December 2021

[An Early Gastric Cancer with Sarcoid Reactions of the Regional Lymph Nodes].

Gan To Kagaku Ryoho 2021 Dec;48(13):1616-1618

Dept. of Digestive Surgery, Kohsei Chuo General Hospital.

The patient was a 73-year-old male who was referred to our hospital for detailed examination because computed tomography(CT)revealed lymph node swelling. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy revealed a 0-Ⅱc lesion in the greater curvature of the middle gastric body. The periphery of the lesion site was not reached using endoscopy. Read More

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December 2021

Spontaneous Partial Percutaneous Extrusion of Swallowed Metallic long Spoon: A Case Report.

Niger J Clin Pract 2022 Jan;25(1):118-120

Department of Surgery, Imo State University Teaching Hospital, Orlu, Imo State, Nigeria.

Foreign body ingestion is a commonly encountered clinical challenge. Most of these objects pass spontaneously, but long objects could be retained leading to uncommon complications. There seem to be no record of percutaneous extrusion of ingested spoon in literature. Read More

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January 2022

Case of retained guide wires traversing anatomical boundaries with neurological and cardiac morbidity.

BMJ Case Rep 2022 Jan 18;15(1). Epub 2022 Jan 18.

Cardiothoracic Surgery, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Hull, Kingston Upon Hull, UK.

A 69-year-old woman with a history of multiple hospital attendances for cardiac and neurological symptoms, presented with multifocal cerebral infarcts due to embolisation from retained guide wires and was referred for retrieval of two wires. One was intracardiac and the other had migrated through major vascular structures, breeching anatomical boundaries. Just before surgery, she half-expectorated a 35 cm wire that was removed with a video laryngoscope. Read More

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January 2022

Detection of metallic objects on digital radiographs with convolutional neural networks: A MRI screening tool.

Radiography (Lond) 2022 Jan 15. Epub 2022 Jan 15.

Department of Radiology and Nuclear Medicine, Hospital of South West Jutland, University Hospital of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg, Denmark; Department of Regional Health Research, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Odense, Denmark; Imaging Research Initiative Southwest (IRIS), Hospital of South West Jutland, University Hospital of Southern Denmark, Esbjerg, Denmark. Electronic address:

Introduction: Screening for metallic implants and foreign bodies before magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) examinations, are crucial for patient safety. History of health are supplied by the patient, a family member, screening of electronic health records or the picture and archive systems (PACS). PACS securely store and transmits digital radiographs (DR) and related reports with patient information. Read More

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January 2022

An Atypical Presentation of a Zygomatic Sialocele in a dog.

J Vet Dent 2022 Jan 17:8987564211072675. Epub 2022 Jan 17.

43317Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine, 930 Campus rd., Ithaca, NY 14853-0001.

A sialocele is an accumulation of salivary fluid due to leakage into the interstitial space surrounding the affected salivary gland and/or its corresponding duct. Reported causes of salivary leakage include trauma, foreign bodies, sialoliths, and neoplasia, but in many cases the etiology is not identified. Clinical signs of sialoceles associated with the zygomatic salivary gland or corresponding duct usually include exophthalmos due to periorbital salivary accumulation, whereas sialoceles associated with the mandibular or sublingual glands or ducts usually manifest as cervical, pharyngeal and/or sublingual salivary accumulation. Read More

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January 2022

Successful Transabdominal Removal of Penetrating Iron Rod in the Rectum: A Case Report.

East Afr Health Res J 2021 15;5(2):137-141. Epub 2021 Nov 15.

Department of General Surgery, Mpeketoni Hospital, Lamu County, Kenya.

Foreign bodies in the anus and rectum are not uncommon presentations globally. Reasons for foreign bodies in the rectum can be trauma, assault, psychiatric reasons but the most common reason documented is sexual pleasure, and objects range from sex toys to tools to packed drugs. Regardless of the reason, health care providers must maintain nonjudgmental composure and express empathy. Read More

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November 2021

Unilateral methotrexate-induced lung injury with foreign bodies in the airway: A case report.

Respir Med Case Rep 2022 1;36:101573. Epub 2022 Jan 1.

Department of Respiratory Medicine, Toshima Hospital, Tokyo Metropolitan Health and Hospitals Corporation, 33-1, Sakaecho, Itabashi-Ku, Tokyo, 173-0015, Japan.

A 75-year-old woman who had been taking methotrexate presented to our hospital for fever and dry cough. Chest computed tomography showed ground-glass opacity in the upper lobe of the right lung and foreign bodies in the lower lobe of the right bronchus. During bronchoscopy, foreign bodies were removed from the airway. Read More

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January 2022

Small spherical foreign bodies in the genitourinary tract and their management.

BMC Pediatr 2022 Jan 15;22(1):42. Epub 2022 Jan 15.

Department of Pediatric Urology, Wuhan Children's Hospital (Wuhan Maternal and Child Healthcare Hospital), Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, No.100, Hongkong Road, Jiang'an District, Wuhan, 430016, Hubei, China.

Background: Urogenital small foreign bodies (FBs) have rarely been reported in children, and their management is still challenging. This study aimed to describe the characteristics and treatment of spherical FBs no larger than 0.6 cm in the children's genitourinary tracts. Read More

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January 2022

EPIDEMIOLOGIC ACTIVITIES IN THE MODERN CRIMEA: HUMANITARIAN CHALLENGES AND POSSIBLE SOLUTIONS.

Wiad Lek 2021 ;74(11 cz 2):2940-2945

ASSOCIATION OF REINTEGRATION OF CRIMEA, KYIV, UKRAINE AND PARIS, FRANCE.

Objective: The aim of this article is to determine the current organisational and normative policies in Crimea concerning epidemiology, in conditions of seven years of Russian effective control over the Peninsula and ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Patients And Methods: Materials and methods: The authors analysed the normative acts, budget and governing practice regarding to the current challenges for epidemiologic activities in Crimea, issued by international structures, by the Ukrainian bodies and Russian de-facto "authorities", comparing the ongoing situation to the international obligations of both conflicting states.

Conclusion: Conclusions: The research proves that a systematic medical crisis, caused by Russia's efforts aimed at establishment of its own control over Crimea, resulted in new challenges in COVID-19 pandemic conditions. Read More

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January 2022

Comments on: "Comparison of lateral neck X-ray to neck CT in patients with suspicious bone impaction: Old habits die hard".

Am J Otolaryngol 2022 Jan 8:103372. Epub 2022 Jan 8.

Emergency Department, Wan Fang Hospital, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan; Department of Emergency, School of Medicine, College of Medicine, Taipei Medical University, Taipei, Taiwan. Electronic address:

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January 2022

Computed tomography in traumatic orbital emergencies: a pictorial essay-imaging findings, tips, and report flowchart.

Insights Imaging 2022 Jan 12;13(1). Epub 2022 Jan 12.

Scuola di Specializzazione in Radiodiagnostica, Università degli Studi di Milano, Via Festa del Perdono, 7, 20122, Milan, MI, Italy.

Computed tomography (CT) is considered the gold standard technique for the assessment of trauma patients with suspected involvement of the eye and orbit. These traumas can result in dramatic consequences to visual function, ocular motility, and aesthetics. CT is a quick and widely available imaging modality, which provides a detailed evaluation of the orbital bony and soft tissue structures, an accurate assessment of the globes, and is used to guide the patients' treatment planning. Read More

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January 2022

Trends and patterns in urgent pediatric otolaryngology inter-hospital referrals in Saudi Arabia.

Saudi Med J 2022 Jan;43(1):91-97

From the College of Medicine (Algadi, Alshathri, Alsugair, Alyabis), Almaarefa University, from the Department of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Alsaleh), College of Medicine, King Saud University, and from Medical Referrals Center (Aljerian), Ministry of Health, King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

Objectives: To assess trends in otolaryngology-head and neck surgery (ORL-HNS) referrals among pediatric patients, and to address common urgent causes of ORL-HNS referrals in this population. Additionally, to give recommendations regarding these causes, and assessing the impacts of coronavirus desease-19 on such referrals.

Methods: A retrospective descriptive study were the data was extracted from the referral system of the Saudi Ministry of Health (Ehalati), from 2019-2020. Read More

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January 2022

Management of trichobezoar: About 6 cases.

Afr J Paediatr Surg 2022 Apr-Jun;19(2):102-104

Department of Paediatric Surgery, Fattouma Bourguiba Hospital, Monastir Medical School, Monastir University Tunisia; Research Laboratory LR12SP13 Tunisian Ministry of Research, Tunisia.

Background: Trichobezoar is an uncommon clinical entity in which ingested hair mass accumulates within the digestive tract. It is generally observed in children and young females with psychological disorders. It can either be found as an isolated mass in the stomach or may extend into the intestine. Read More

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January 2022

Post-tracheostomy complications: respiratory failure caused by authologic foreign body-case report.

Ann Palliat Med 2022 Jan 4. Epub 2022 Jan 4.

Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Intensive Care Unit, S. Donato Hospital, Arezzo, Italy.

Tracheostomy is performed frequently as a palliative treatment in patients with end-stage respiratory failure (RF). However, in patients requiring prolonged mechanical ventilation it may be difficult to recognize and can often lead to life-threatening RF. We present two cases of acute-on-chronic respiratory failure (ACRF) occurring in patients who had undergone tracheostomy [one with percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy (PDT) and the second with surgical tracheostomy (ST)]. Read More

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January 2022

Foreign Body Complications in Ears due to Mishandled Hearing Aid Fitting and Proposed Clinical Guidelines to Address the Complications.

J Korean Med Sci 2022 Jan 10;37(2):e19. Epub 2022 Jan 10.

Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Hallym University College of Medicine, Chuncheon, Korea.

Background: South Korea has one of the world's fastest aging populations and is witnessing increased age-related hearing impairment cases as well as an increase in the number of hearing aid users. The aim of this study was to analyze complications caused by hearing aid mold materials. In addition, we hope to raise awareness of the harm and danger that inexperienced hearing aid providers can cause to patients. Read More

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January 2022

Novel Bedside Utilization of Foley Catheter in the Emergent Removal of Colorectal Foreign Body: A Case Report and Literature Review.

Cureus 2021 Dec 6;13(12):e20217. Epub 2021 Dec 6.

Emergency Medicine, Arrowhead Regional Medical Center, Colton, USA.

Rectal foreign bodies (RFBs) present unique challenges to the emergency physician. Failure to emergently remove the RFB may lead to additional intraoperative procedures with increased likelihood of complications. We present a case of retained RFB in the emergency department, in which the usual standard approaches to transanal removal had failed. Read More

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December 2021

What Happens When the Digested Screw Does Not Come Out of Ileum?

Cureus 2021 Dec 4;13(12):e20169. Epub 2021 Dec 4.

Internal Medicine, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, USA.

Adults with foreign body ingestion are mainly secondary to psychiatric disorders, alcoholic intoxication, and secondary gains. Conservative management without any intervention is successful in 80% of the ingested foreign bodies. Risk factors for complication include sharp objects, objects larger than 6 mm, recurrent ingestion, and previous gastrointestinal tract surgeries. Read More

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December 2021

[Unexpected Finding of a Foreign Body in the Knee Joint Area of a 10-Year-Old Boy].

Authors:
M Hanus V Hladký

Acta Chir Orthop Traumatol Cech 2021 ;88(6):461-463

Klinika dětské a dospělé ortopedie a traumatologie, 2. lékařská fakulta Univerzity Karlovy a Fakultní nemocnice v Motole, Praha.

Differential diagnosis of tumor processes in orthopedics is a relatively broad and inherently very serious issue, especially if the patients are pediatric patients. A number of examination procedures is used in diagnostics, together with a wide range of complementary laboratory and imaging methods. However, the clinical examination, including the collected anamnestic data, remains to be the cornerstone. Read More

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January 2022

A RETROSPECTIVE STUDY OF MORBIDITY AND MORTALITY IDENTIFIED AT POSTMORTEM EXAMINATION OF CAPTIVE LANGURS ( SPP) FROM SIX UNITED KINGDOM ZOOLOGICAL INSTITUTIONS: A 19-YEAR REVIEW.

J Zoo Wildl Med 2021 Dec;52(4):1123-1134

Royal Veterinary College, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire, AL9 7TA, United Kingdom.

Langurs are Asian primates belonging to the Colobinae subfamily. Langur populations are declining, with most species categorized as threatened by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Investigation into the threats to population viability and sustainability would be beneficial but there is limited literature available on common diseases or causes of death in these species, either in captive or free-ranging settings. Read More

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December 2021

Endoscopic foreign body retrieval from the caecum - A case report and push for intervention guidelines.

Int J Surg Case Rep 2022 Jan 4;90:106755. Epub 2022 Jan 4.

St John of God Hospital, Midland, 1 Clayton Street, Midland 6056, Western Australia, Australia.

Introduction And Importance: Endoscopic foreign body retrieval in the upper gastrointestinal tract is well established, however indications for endoscopy for retained foreign bodies in the lower gastrointestinal tract and specifically the right colon is still being navigated [3]. A PubMed and Google Scholar search discovered a variety of case reports detailing various methods and indications for endoscopic retrieval of right sided colonic foreign bodies. This case report endeavors to supplement the literature so that guidelines can one day be established for colonoscopic retrieval of right-sided foreign bodies. Read More

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January 2022

A case of death of purulent meningitis caused by transorbital intracranial penetrating injury due to long-term residual bamboo chopstick.

Leg Med (Tokyo) 2022 Jan 3;55:102012. Epub 2022 Jan 3.

Department of Forensic Medicine and Judicial Appraisal Center, Medical School of Soochow University, Suzhou, Jiangsu 215021, China. Electronic address:

This article reports a case of death caused by purulent meningitis after a long-term transorbital intracranial penetrating injury induced by a bamboo chopstick. A 53-year-old man was pierced with a bamboo chopstick into the left orbit, and the bamboo chopstick broke off. The man remained conscious after the injury but developed paroxysmal headaches. Read More

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January 2022

Liver abscess in the caudate lobe caused by a fishbone and treated by laparoscopy: a case report.

BMC Surg 2022 Jan 8;22(1). Epub 2022 Jan 8.

Department of Digestive Medical, Tongji Hospital of Tongji Medical College in Huazhong University of Science and Techology, Wuhan, Hubei, China.

Background: Ingestion of fish bones leading to gastric perforation and inducing abscess formation in the caudate lobe of the liver is very rare.

Case Presentation: A 67-year-old man presented to our hospital with a 2-day history of subxiphoid pain. There were no specific symptoms other than pain. Read More

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January 2022

Multislice Spiral CT Imaging Localization and Nursing Care of Catheter Fracture of Scalp Vein Indwelling Needle.

Contrast Media Mol Imaging 2021 17;2021:9092836. Epub 2021 Dec 17.

Pharmacy Intravenous Admixture Service Center, Harbin Medical University Cancer Hospital, Haerbin, Heilongjiang 150000, China.

In order to improve the success rate of scalp venous indwelling needles in infants, image positioning and nursing of scalp venous indwelling needle catheters broken with multislice spiral CT were discussed. In this method, three-dimensional reconstruction of multislice spiral CT was used to diagnose and locate the broken catheter according to the anatomical morphology of the indwelling needle, and the treatment and related nursing were carried out. The results showed that the body temperature was 38. Read More

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December 2021

Uncommon cause of respiratory failure due to a bezoar in the hypopharynx: a case report.

BMC Gastroenterol 2022 Jan 6;22(1). Epub 2022 Jan 6.

Clinical Research Development Center, Shahid Beheshti Hospital, Qom University of Medical Sciences, Qom, Iran.

Background: Trichotillomania and trichophagia cause trichobezoars, which are masses made of hair. The main presentation of this condition is abdominal pain. However, other complications include gastric outlet obstruction, nausea, vomiting, weight loss, malnutrition, hematemesis, diarrhea, and constipation. Read More

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January 2022

Emergency endoscopy in Pediatrics during SARS-Cov- 2 pandemic in a tertiary center - A changing pattern?

Rev Esp Enferm Dig 2022 Jan 7. Epub 2022 Jan 7.

Pediatria, University Hospital Santa Maria, Portugal .

A retrospective analysis of the admissions to the pediatric emergency department requiring emergency endoscopy was performed, to evaluate if changes in the lifestyle and hospital practices imposed by the pandemic had an impact on the frequency and profile of the emergency endoscopy. The first 6 months of the pandemic (Group A) were compared with the homologous period of the previous year (Group B). Eight-nine cases were analyzed. Read More

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January 2022

Complications associated with and outcome of surgical intervention for treatment of esophageal foreign bodies in dogs.

J Am Vet Med Assoc 2022 Jan 4:1-6. Epub 2022 Jan 4.

11Dick White Referrals, Six Mile Bottom, Cambridgeshire, England.

Objective: To identify complications associated with and short- and long-term outcomes of surgical intervention for treatment of esophageal foreign bodies (EFBs) in dogs.

Animals: 63 client-owned dogs.

Procedures: Patient records from 9 veterinary hospitals were reviewed to identify dogs that underwent surgery for removal of an EFB or treatment or an associated esophageal perforation between 2007 and 2019. Read More

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January 2022

Dacryocystitis in dogs caused by foreign bodies-Diagnosis and therapy in 14 Cases.

Vet Ophthalmol 2022 Jan 4. Epub 2022 Jan 4.

Small Animal Department, Leipzig University, Leipzig, Germany.

Objective: To describe foreign bodies (FBs) in the nasolacrimal sac of dogs, the history, and simple diagnostic and therapeutic approaches. Animals studied Fourteen dogs of different breeds, ages, and sexes were presented with unilateral dacryocystitis and had been treated without success for over 1-8 months.

Procedures: Patient history, including prior treatment, was obtained from medical records. Read More

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January 2022

Endoscopic removal of a toothbrush in a young adult with psychiatricdisorder.

Rev Gastroenterol Peru 2021 Jul-Sep;41(3):184-186

Department of Gastroenterology, Hospital Nacional Cayetano Heredia. Lima, Peru; Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredia. Lima, Peru.

Ingestion of foreign bodies is a relative common situation in the emergency department; however, ingestion of toothbrush is rarely reported in the literature. We present the case of a 27-year-old man with a previous diagnosis of obsessive-compulsive disorder, who presented to the emergency department 17 hours after an ingestion of a toothbrush. We performed an endoscopic removal using a polypectomy snare in the Gastroenterology Department under moderate sedation. Read More

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January 2022