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n South African Journal of Surgery - Trans-oral penetrating trauma to the neck : the innocuous pen cap and the value of CT Scan - case report

Volume 57 Number 3
  • ISSN : 0038-2361
  • E-ISSN: 2078-5151
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Abstract

Summary: A significant number of otorhinolaryngological emergency visits are caused by foreign bodies, and occasionally they can result in life-threatening injury. This report highlights the value of neck CT in the evaluation of suspected radiolucent foreign bodies penetrating the neck from the oral cavity. This guided the surgical approach to remove the foreign body safely without complication.

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2019-09-01
2020-02-27

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