foreign body


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foreign body

n (frm) → corpo estraneo
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It is something like the way dame Nature gathers round a foreign body an envelope of some insensitive tissue which can protect from evil that which it would otherwise harm by contact.
This case demonstrates a very late presentation of a foreign body reaction to wood in the neck.
The Texan(TM) foreign body retrieval device has been initially indicated for use as a tool to retrieve and manipulate foreign bodies from distal peripheral vessels of the cardiovascular system and hollow viscous.
Tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration is an important urgency which can lead to death in the childhood.
Maintaining a high index of suspicion, and early use of simple imaging where there is any possibility of prior penetrating trauma, may assist in early exclusion of a retained foreign body.
The patient presented to A/E (Accident and Emergency) on 25/6/2014 with 30 days history of foreign body on his right foot," she said in a medical report.
It was suggested that asymptomatic foreign bodies without associated risk may be treated conservatively but if there is an injury with associated risk of infection, embolization, or erosion foreign body should be removed.
In our patient, monitoring of this unusual foreign body was done by observing the clinical symptoms of lead poisoning and serum and urine lead levels.
According to a recent study done by the Children's University Hospital of Lublin, Poland, there is an increased risk of having a foreign body in children between the ages of 1-3 years.
Previous X-ray and retrograde urethrogram (Figure 1, 2) showed a calcified foreign body in the urethra, and he had been advised to undergo a surgical intervention 1 year prior but refused.
On questioning, patient did not recall foreign body ingestion.
Revisiting Swallowed Troubles: Intestinal Complications Caused by Two Magnets--A Case Report, Review and Proposed Revision to the Algorithm for the Management of Foreign Body Ingestion.

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