Foreign body

A “foreign body” in medicine refers to a piece of something artificial that is “foreign” to the body. It might be an artificial object, sand, grit, or a piece of food, but not a tumor, cyst, abscess, or other body ...

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Types of Foreign body

Types of foreign body in medicine include:

  • Airway foreign body
  • Aspirated foreign body
  • Throat foreign body
  • Esophagus foreign body
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