International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018

Unusual Presentation of Foreign Body Fish Bone in the Oral Cavity - A Case Report

Dr Kumkum Bora [2] | Dr Arnab Kalita

Abstract: Fish bone impaction is a fairly common complaint in the ENT-outpatient and emergency. Most fish bone impactions occur in the tonsil, tongue base, vallecula and cervical oesophagus. Impacted fish bone in tongue is very rare. The case presentation demonstrates a rare case of a fish bone embedded in the tongue for 8 months with minimal symptoms. The foreign body was visualized by MRI and removed under general anaesthesia.

Keywords: fish bone, foreign body, tongue

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 10, October 2018,

Pages: 381 - 382

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