Cyanoacrylate-assisted foreign body removal from the ear and nose in children

J Paediatr Child Health. 1994 Feb;30(1):77-8. doi: 10.1111/j.1440-1754.1994.tb00573.x.


Two cases of foreign body removal using cyanoacrylate (Histoacryl blue, B. Braun Australia Pty. Ltd., Sydney, NSW) or tissue glue are described. Both cases involved children with beads, one in the external auditory meatus and the other in the nostril. The benefits of this technique are discussed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Child, Preschool
  • Cyanoacrylates*
  • Ear Canal*
  • Female
  • Foreign Bodies*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Nose*


  • Cyanoacrylates