TITLE

throat, foreign bodies in

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p2179
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the phrase "foreign bodies in throat" is presented. It refers to any foreign elements in the pharynx or throat. These foreign elements can cause obstruction of breathing passage leading to suffocation and possible death in some cases. The severity of discomfort depends on its size and location in the pharynx.
ACCESSION #
21248557

 

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