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

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 10)

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Page : 381-382

Keywords : fish bone; foreign body; tongue;

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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.

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