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  • Endoscopic
  • We present the unique case of a young man in whom multiple foreign bodies were removed through an established gastrostomy tract under endoscopic guidance. (sages.org)
  • bimodal
  • The age distribution is bimodal, with peaks in the 20s (thought to be due to anal eroticism) and 60s (thought to be secondary to the use of foreign objects for prostatic massage). (medscape.com)
  • Age frequency is bimodal, with individuals aged 1-3 years and those in the seventh decade of life at higher risk of foreign body aspiration. (medscape.com)
  • chest radiograph
  • On the frontal chest radiograph, an opaque foreign body is depicted at the midclavicular level. (medscape.com)
  • On the frontal chest radiograph, this location is approximately 3 vertebral body levels above the gastric air bubble. (medscape.com)
  • A chest radiograph revealed a right lower lobe infiltrate and a nondescript mass in the gastric body. (sages.org)
  • pediatric
  • Swallowed foreign bodies are common in the pediatric age group, but fortunately, the majority of them pass spontaneously without any adverse effects. (hindawi.com)
  • Swallowed foreign bodies are a common problem in the pediatric age group. (hindawi.com)
  • Foreign body of aerodigestive tract is one of the most common emergency which all the otolaryngologists do come across in the pediatric patients. (springer.com)
  • A study by Cheng et al, using the Kids' Inpatient Database (KID), found that between 2000 and 2009, the mean annual hospital admission rate in the United States for children diagnosed with an airway foreign body was 6.6 per 10,000 pediatric patients. (medscape.com)
  • edema
  • The initial radiographic evaluation also can cause underestimation of the extent or degree of involvement, such as the amount of edema with foreign bodies that are retained for long periods. (medscape.com)
  • objects
  • Some can be toxic or generate toxic chemicals from reactions with chemicals produced by the body, as is the case with many examples of ingested metal objects. (wikipedia.org)
  • See Foreign Bodies: Curious Findings , a Critical Images slideshow, to help identify various foreign objects and determine appropriate interventions and treatment options. (medscape.com)
  • frequency
  • Because the angles made by the mainstem bronchi with the trachea are identical until age 15 years, foreign bodies are found on either side with equal frequency in persons in this age group. (medscape.com)