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CASE REPORT

Sarcoid-like Foreign Body Granuloma of Tongue

SG Smitha, Jagannath Bisanna, Nirmala Santhosh

Citation Information : Smitha S, Bisanna J, Santhosh N. Sarcoid-like Foreign Body Granuloma of Tongue. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2013; 5 (2):12-13.

DOI: 10.5005/aijoc-5-2-12

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-04-2013

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

We report a case of delayed granulomatous reaction of the tongue due to religious practice of piercing with a metal rod. There are very few cases reported in literature with complications of ritual oral and body piercing presenting as sarcoid-like foreign body granuloma.


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