alexa Abstract | Impacted Foreign Body in the Infratemporal Region: Case Report
[Jurnalul de Chirurgie]
ISSN: 1584-9341

Journal of Surgery
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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.

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Author(s): Anna Yu Poghosyan, Artur S Gevorgyan and Atom Martirosyan


Foreign bodies, Infratemporal region, XR-negative objects, Trauma Surgery

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