Autologous embedded foreign body of mobile tongue

Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Sep;59(3):291-2. doi: 10.1007/s12070-007-0084-4. Epub 2007 Oct 5.


Foreign bodies of upper aerodigestive tract are common otorhinolarygological emergencies. The foreign bodies of mobile tongue are however very rare and there are only limited case reports in literature. The case of a young female with an autologous foreign body mobile tongue with unusual presentation is presented.

Keywords: Foreign body; Mobile tongue; Neoplasm.