News tagged with foreign bodies

Crash landings

Despite – or perhaps because of – their large size, swans seem particularly prone to injury. Known problems include collisions with cars, lead poisoning due to gunshot wounds or ingested foreign bodies ...

Nov 26, 2012
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Uncommon eye injury in autistic children has common cause

The presence of metallic foreign bodies in the eye is an uncommon injury in children, so much so that two children with autism presenting with this injury led to detective work by two physicians that found the common cause. ...

Apr 06, 2010
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Beverage can stay-tabs pose swallowing risk

Three decades ago, a study revealed that beverage can pull-tabs were being swallowed by children, prompting a switch by U.S. manufacturers to stay-tabs. But a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological ...

Nov 30, 2009
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