A case of a fish bone in the neck removed using CT- guided hookwire placement

Yasutoshi Komatsubara, Tomoyasu Tachibana, Takuma Makino, Yuto Naoi, Aiko Shimizu, Mayu Uga, Akihito Mitsumori

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Abstract

A 67-year-old woman complained of right sided neck pain and a swelling at right sided neck. CT showed a severe inflammatory change and a linear calcification in the right neck region. We could not identify the foreign body in the initial surgery. After placing a hook-wire near the linear calcification under CT guide, we could safely remove a fish bone. We considered that preoperative CT-guided hookwire placement would be very useful for the removal of foreign bodies in the neck.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)849-853
Number of pages5
JournalOtolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery (Japan)
Volume89
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Sep 1 2017
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology

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