foreign body

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foreign body

n (frm) → corpo estraneo
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DISCUSSION: After nose and ear the oesophagus is the commonest site for foreign body impaction.ra The majority of foreign objects ingestions occur in paediatrics population with a peak incidence between six months and six years of age while in adults true foreign object ingestion more commonly occurs among those patients with psychiatric disorders, mental retardation or impairment caused by alcohol and old age.
Of the psittacine birds, young cockatoos seem to be at a greater risk of foreign object ingestion than other species, (3-5) Although any household item has the potential to become a foreign body, commonly ingested items include pieces of cage toys, cage hardware, grit, perches, and bedding.
Foreign object ingestion is a common reason for visiting an emergency department (ED), particularly for children (1-3).

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