Ear, nose, and throat foreign bodies in pediatric age

Joint Authors

Mallik, Krishna Chandra
Swain, Santosh Kumar

Source

Medical Journal of Babylon

Issue

Vol. 17, Issue 3 (30 Sep. 2020), pp.238-243, 6 p.

Publisher

University of Babylon College of Medicine

Publication Date

2020-09-30

Country of Publication

Iraq

No. of Pages

6

Main Topic

Diseases

Topics

Abstract EN

Ear, nose, and throat foreign bodies (FBs) in pediatric age group are one of the most common emergencies managed by otorhinolaryngologists.

FB in the ear, nose, and throat may cause significant morbidity and may need costly management if not treated in time.

The diagnosis of the FB is based on the history from parents or caregivers, physical examination, and imaging.

Successful removal of the FB depends on the site of FB, type of the FB, availability of the instruments, and skill of the clinicians attempting for FB removal.

The attempts of the FB removal from the ear, nose, and throat by untrained or inexperienced health professionals may lead to complications.

It is a necessity to educate the caregivers or parents for close monitoring their children for close monitoring and avoid such FB insertion.

This review article focuses on the prevalence, factors related to the FB insertion into the ear, nose, and throat in pediatric age, clinical presentations, and current management.

This article will surely increase awareness among the emergency physicians, pediatricians, family physicians, an otolaryngologists for dealing with pediatric patients with FB in the ear, nose, and throat and help them to resolve this problem to a great extent.

American Psychological Association (APA)

Swain, Santosh Kumar& Mallik, Krishna Chandra. 2020. Ear, nose, and throat foreign bodies in pediatric age. Medical Journal of Babylon،Vol. 17, no. 3, pp.238-243.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-975947

Modern Language Association (MLA)

Swain, Santosh Kumar& Mallik, Krishna Chandra. Ear, nose, and throat foreign bodies in pediatric age. Medical Journal of Babylon Vol. 17, no. 3 (Jul. / Sep. 2020), pp.238-243.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-975947

American Medical Association (AMA)

Swain, Santosh Kumar& Mallik, Krishna Chandra. Ear, nose, and throat foreign bodies in pediatric age. Medical Journal of Babylon. 2020. Vol. 17, no. 3, pp.238-243.
https://search.emarefa.net/detail/BIM-975947

Data Type

Journal Articles

Language

English

Notes

Text in English ; abstracts in .

Record ID

BIM-975947