International Journal of Surgery and Surgical Research

International Journal of Surgery and Surgical Research


International Journal of Surgery and Surgical Research
International Journal of Surgery and Surgical Research
2021, Vol. 3, Issue 1
A concealed foreign body embedded in the mobile tongue–A rare case report

Ravi Rajan, Akhilesh Prathap, Nidhin RS, Steena Alex, Chinju

This is a case report of concealed foreign body embedded in the mobile tongue. Ingestion of foreign bodies in the oral cavity and pharynx is a very common incident. In many instance patients will be able to retrieve back the foreign body except when they got impacted inside the pharyngo- esophageal tract. Here we present an unusual case report of a patient with a foreign body a (fish bone) gets embedded deeply inside the mobile muscular part of tongue with a draining sinus for the last 10 years. Patient had visited multiple clinics and hospital for the swelling and pus discharge from the tongue but unfortunately a proper diagnosis cannot be made. One such case is described here.
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How to cite this article:
Ravi Rajan, Akhilesh Prathap, Nidhin RS, Steena Alex, Chinju. A concealed foreign body embedded in the mobile tongue–A rare case report. International Journal of Surgery and Surgical Research, Volume 3, Issue 1, 2021, Pages 06-08
International Journal of Surgery and Surgical Research