Unusual Presentation of Foreign Body Fish Bone in the Oral Cavity - A Case ReportJournal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 10)
Publication Date: 2018-10-05
Authors : Dr Kumkum Bora; Dr Arnab Kalita;
Page : 381-382
Keywords : fish bone; foreign body; tongue;
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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