Impacted Foreign Body in the Infratemporal Region: Case ReportAnna Yu Poghosyan1*, Artur S Gevorgyan1 and Atom Martirosyan2
- *Corresponding Author:
- Anna Yu Poghosyan
MD, PhD, Head of ENT and Maxillofacial
Surgery Department, "Heratsy" №1 University Hospital
60 Abovyan Str., Yerevan, Armenia
Tel: +374-91-474 169
E-mail: [email protected]
Received Date: October 15, 2014 Accepted Date: November 14, 2015 Published Date: November 21, 2015
Citation: Poghosyan AY, Gevorgyan AS, Martirosyan A. Impacted Foreign Body in the Infratemporal Region: Case Report. Journal of Surgery [Jurnalul de chirurgie]. 2015; 11(4): 161-163 DOI:10.7438/1584-9341-11-4-8
Copyright: © 2015 Poghosyan AY, et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
The incidence of retained foreign body deep in the maxillofacial region has increased greatly in recent years. Retained foreign bodies following a penetrating trauma may pose a diagnostic difficulty for an Oral and Maxillofacial surgeons. The case of XR-negative impacted foreign body located deep in the infratemporal region is described. The operation was carried out under local anesthesia and impacted by foreign body (plastic pen cap) was found by deep finger palpation, grasped with a hemostat and retrieved out successfully.