Foreign body in the throat.

  title={Foreign body in the throat.},
  author={Vishvajit V S Gautam and Jh Phillips and H A Bowmer and M. Reichl},
  journal={Journal of accident & emergency medicine},
  volume={11 2},
The management of 104 patients complaining of foreign body (FB) in the throat in an accident and emergency (A&E) department was analysed over a period of 7 months. The majority of these patients (88.4%), underwent a soft tissue radiograph of the neck. Less than 10% of the radiographs were thought to be abnormal by the A&E staff. Two thirds of the patients (69.2%) were referred to the ear, nose and throat (ENT) surgeons. Of these 84.7% had indirect laryngoscopy. Eighteen (17.3%) FBs were found… CONTINUE READING

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