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Penetrating Foreign Bodies in Head and Neck Trauma

Dr. Anandita Das, Dr. Anisha Ganguly

Abstract: Foreign bodies are one of the most common emergencies encountered by the otorhinolaryngologists. However, penetrating foreign bodies of the head and neck region present with a much greater challenge in terms of evaluation, imaging and management. A complete evaluation of the location , type and nature of injury is of utmost importance due to the presence of vital structures in the head and neck region. A complete evaluation must always be done before removal of the foreign body to avoid injuring these structures Following is a case report of 8 patients who presented to our department with a wide variety of penetrating foreign bodies to the head and neck region and were managed accordingly.

Keywords: Foreign bodies, penetrating, trauma

Country: India, Subject Area: Medical Surgical

Pages: 595 - 600

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

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Dr. Anandita Das, Dr. Anisha Ganguly, "Penetrating Foreign Bodies in Head and Neck Trauma", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/archive/v8i5/show_abstract.php?id=ART20197780, Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019, 595 - 600

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