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Foreign body in ENT--general practitioner's duty.

Department of ENT, RG Kar Medical College, Kolkata 700004.
Journal of the Indian Medical Association 06/2008; 106(5):307-9.
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ABSTRACT Foreign body in ENT region is an age-old problem. Introduction of foreign body in ear, nose and throat is specially seen in children. There are many types of foreign body seen in the ear, nose and throat. They can aspirate into larynx, trachea and bronchus. How to manage the removal of foreign body in ear, nose and throat had been discussed in a nutshell. General practitioners should be skilled enough to remove foreign body with their limited resources and they should know when to send the cases to an ENT specialist or to a hospital.

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