Foreign body in the ear, nose and throat in children: A five year review in Niger delta.

@article{Ibekwe2012ForeignBI,
  title={Foreign body in the ear, nose and throat in children: A five year review in Niger delta.},
  author={Matilda U Ibekwe and Lucky Obukowho Onotai and Barbara Edewele Otaigbe},
  journal={African journal of paediatric surgery : AJPS},
  year={2012},
  volume={9 1},
  pages={3-7}
}
BACKGROUND Foreign body (FB) injury in children is becoming increasingly common in developing countries. Children tend to be curious and exploratory hence the easily accessible orifices tend to be at risk of this form of injury. This study is to determine the prevalence, treatment outcome and complication of foreign body injury to the ear, nose and throat in children. MATERIALS AND METHODS A retrospective study of all pediatric patients with FB in the ear, nose and throat (ENT) seen at the… CONTINUE READING