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Foreign body

Foreign bodies are objects lying partially or wholly within the body that originated in the external environment. Foreign body placement is voluntary or involuntary. Pathology Etiology There are many ways in which a foreign body can be introduced into various parts of the human body.  Aspira...
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Glass foreign bodies

Glass foreign bodies may be present if they are ingested, inserted, or as a result of an injury. All glass is radiopaque 7. Epidemiology The prevalence of glass foreign bodies in wounds from injury has been recorded at a rate of 1.5% in superficial (subcutaneous) wounds and 7.5% of deeper woun...
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Rectal foreign bodies

Rectal foreign bodies are not uncommon in emergency departments around the world and potentially cause management difficulties. Epidemiology The incidence varies according to the region, said to be uncommon in Asia and most common in Eastern Europe 1. Typically patients are male with a wide ra...
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Foreign body granuloma

Foreign body granulomas represent a tissue reaction to retained foreign bodies.  Clinical presentation Foreign body granulomas typically present as a tender mass. Radiographic features Lesion morphology can vary widely and depends on the material, size and location of the foreign body 1. Ul...
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Ocular foreign body

The intrusion of an ocular foreign body into the globe typically necessitates surgical removal and may cause loss of vision. Clinical presentation Patients prevent in a highly variable manner based on the location and properties of the foreign body, as well as the presence of any associated tr...
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Airway foreign bodies in children

Airway foreign bodies in children are potentially fatal, which is why immediate recognition is important. Unfortunately, delayed diagnosis is common. Epidemiology Children under the age of four years are at increased risk of foreign body (FB) aspiration, with a slight male predominance 1.  Cl...
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Ingested foreign bodies in children

Ingested foreign bodies in children are common as the world is a curious place to young children, who will put anything and everything into their mouth, and will often inadvertently swallow.  The usual practice is for plain films of the chest/abdomen to identify a foreign body. Epidemiology T...
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Foreign body inhalation series (pediatric)

The suspected foreign body inhalation series although not a primary port of investigation aims to detect and identify both foreign bodies or the secondary signs of inhaled foreign bodies 1. It involves a frontal chest radiograph in both the inspiration and expiratory phases and, in some cases, b...
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Foreign body ingestion series (pediatric)

The suspected foreign body ingestion series is a set of radiographs utilized to detect and identify foreign bodies in the gastrointestinal tract. It involves an AP and lateral radiograph of the neck, chest, and abdomen ensuring adequate coverage of the entire gastrointestinal tract 1. Patient p...
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Foreign body

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Prof Cláudio Souza
Published 27 May 2011
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Foreign body

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Dr Ruslan Asadov
Published 30 Jun 2010
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Esophageal foreign body

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Dr Shailaja Muniraj
Published 09 Nov 2016
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Foreign body

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Dr Hani Salam
Published 18 Mar 2010
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Foreign body

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Dr Hani Salam
Published 18 Mar 2010
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Foreign body

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Dr Hani Salam
Published 18 Mar 2010
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Foreign body

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Dr Hani Salam
Published 02 Aug 2010
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Foreign body - oropharynx

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Dr Aneta Kecler-Pietrzyk
Published 13 May 2017
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Rectal foreign body

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Dr Wayland Wang
Published 20 Jan 2017
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Foreign body: hand

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Dr Maulik S Patel
Published 05 Oct 2016
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Wooden foreign body

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Dr Giovanni Caruana
Published 03 Nov 2016
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