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Sialendoscopy-assisted transfacial surgery for the removal of an iatrogenic foreign body in Stensen's duct: a stone and broken wire basket.

Authors
  • Capaccio, P1
  • Gaffuri, M1
  • Torretta, S1
  • Pignataro, L1
  • 1 Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery,Fondazione IRCCS Ca' Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico,Milan,Italy. , (Italy)
Type
Published Article
Journal
The Journal of Laryngology & Otology
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Publication Date
May 01, 2016
Volume
130
Issue
5
Pages
501–505
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1017/S0022215116000177
PMID: 26860868
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
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Abstract

This is the first reported case of an intraductal rupture of a miniaturised device during interventional sialendoscopy successfully resolved by means of combined endoscopy and external surgery. This proved to be an effective method of rescuing a foreign body stuck in Stensen's duct.

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