Foreign bodies in facial trauma-report of 3 cases.

@article{Rudagi2013ForeignBI,
  title={Foreign bodies in facial trauma-report of 3 cases.},
  author={Bhimmapa Mallapa Rudagi and Rajshekhar C Halli and Yogesh Krishna Kini and Viraj Kharkhar and Harish M. C. Saluja},
  journal={Journal of maxillofacial and oral surgery},
  year={2013},
  volume={12 2},
  pages={210-3}
}
BACKGROUND Foreign bodies embedded deep in facial tissues presents a challenge to maxillofacial surgeons. Approximately one third of all foreign bodies are missed during initial examination. After facial trauma foreign bodies like grit particles, wooden pieces, thorns, pebbles, glass particles may get embedded into deeper facial tissues which are detected only accidently either with the help of radiographs or at a later stage when patient presents with some signs & symptoms like pain, pus… CONTINUE READING

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