We present an unusual case of a metallic barbecue brush bristle embedded in the oropharyngeal tissues of a healthy 11-year-old girl. The case is interesting because the foreign body was extremely tiny but very symptomatic, and required a specific intraoperative technique for removal. To date, this is the first reported case using intraoperative fluoroscopy radiography for the removal of a foreign body in the oropharynx of a pediatric patient. Current methods of removal and a protocol for successful removal are discussed.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology Extra|
|State||Published - Dec 2006|
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health