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An Ingested Foreign Body Presenting in Subcutaneous Plane on the Chest: A Rare Case

Ankit Dilip Mahuvakar, Atish Balajirao Gujrathi, Vijayalaxmi Kishanrao Ambulgekar

Citation Information : Mahuvakar AD, Gujrathi AB, Ambulgekar VK. An Ingested Foreign Body Presenting in Subcutaneous Plane on the Chest: A Rare Case. Int J Otorhinolaryngol Clin 2013; 5 (2):17-18.

DOI: 10.5005/aijoc-5-2-17

License: CC BY-NC 3.0

Published Online: 01-08-2011

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2013; The Author(s).


Migration of an ingested foreign body into subcutaneous plane is a very rare event. Most common migrating foreign bodies reported in literature are fish bones. We present a rare case of ingested foreign body, a ball point refill, which migrated and presented in the subcutaneous plane on the chest.

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