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Authors Britt CJ, Hyman D, Hartig GK
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Journal Ear Nose Throat J Volume: 96 Issue: 8 Pages: E18-E19
Publish Date 2017 Aug
PubMed ID 28846794
Abstract

We describe the novel use of sialendoscopy in a 51-year-old man to identify a large and long-standing foreign body (wood) within the facial soft tissues that had eluded detection on previous imaging and surgical exploration. The identification of this foreign body was elusive on both computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, illustrating the limitations of imaging in identifying vegetable matter within soft tissues.

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