System: Head & Neck
Modality: X-ray (Frontal)

- “ X-ray imaging to identify a retained surgical swab is indicated when the post-operative 'swab-count' suggests a discrepancy between the number of ...”

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  • Foreign body - “ In medicine, foreign bodies are objects lying partially or wholly within the body that originated in the external environment. Foreign body placem...”

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