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Foreign Body

Foreign Body

 

A 6-year-old male is at the pediatric clinic for a routine child exam. The child has no complaints and his mother has no concerns. Examination of the ears reveals this image.

 

The child has a foreign body in his ear.

After seeing the foreign body, the mother mentioned that the child was playing with a friend in the sandbox. The foreign body was easily removed with a curette. Upon removal, it appeared that it might be a bead or tiny pebble.

Amazing what ends up in kid’s ears!

WiscMed thanks Dr. Thomas Schreiner of the Indian Health Service for this case.

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