International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | India | Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019

Penetrating Foreign Bodies in Head and Neck Trauma

Dr. Anandita Das [2] | 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

Edition: Volume 8 Issue 5, May 2019,

Pages: 595 - 600

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