A Review on Foreign Body Obstruction in Throat and A Case of Molar Tooth in Esophagus

Document Type : Mini Review


Department of Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery and Dentistry, Jubilee Mission Medical College Hospital and Research Institute, Thrissur, Kerala, India


The ingestion of various foreign bodies that causes respiratory trouble and dysphagia is a worldwide problem among all age groups. Securing the airway by tracheostomy is imperative, and direct laryngoscopy gives prompt analysis. The significance of the contributory history and its perception is accentuated in the findings and early treatment. Foreign bodies in the ear, nose, and throat are at times found in family pharmaceutical, ordinarily in children. The most widely recognized foreign bodies are bits of food, plastic toys, and little family things. Determination is frequently postponed in light of the fact that the causative occasion is generally in secret, the manifestations are nonspecific, and patients are frequently misdiagnosed at first. Most remote bodies in the ear and nose can be removed by a talented doctor in the workplace with negligible danger of inconveniences. Normal evacuation techniques include the utilization of forceps, a water system, or a suction catheter. Foreign bodies in the pharyngeus or trachea are medical crises requiring surgery. Radiography is regularly prescribed. Adaptable or inflexible endoscopy as a rule is required to affirm the diagnosis and to expel the foreign body. Doctors need to employ a large amount of doubt for foreign bodies in children with unexplained upper airway side effects. It is essential to get it the life systems and the signs for subspecialist referral. Sufficient proof to make solid proposals for particular expulsion strategies is lacking.