Foreign Body in the Lateral Wall of Ethmoid Sinus: An Unusual Injury Related to Pneumatic Screw Gun

  • Halit Baykan Kayseri Research and Training Hospital
  • Sedat Tatar Kayseri Research and Training Hospital
  • Günhan Gökahmetoğlu Kayseri Research and Training Hospital
  • Emin Silay Kayseri Research and Training Hospital
Keywords: Etmoid sinus, foreign body, periorbital, pneumatic screw, trauma

Abstract

Intraorbital and periorbital foreign bodies may occur after direct trauma, metallic injuries and occupational accidents. Foreign bodies penetrated into the ethmoid sinus are not common and most cases occur after traumas. We presented a case with a foreign body penetrated into the right ethmoid sinus by pneumatic screw gun, a rarely reported etiology in the literature and we presented treatment approach.

Author Biographies

Halit Baykan, Kayseri Research and Training Hospital
Department of Plastic,Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Sedat Tatar, Kayseri Research and Training Hospital
Department of Plastic,Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
Emin Silay, Kayseri Research and Training Hospital
Department of Anesthesia and Resuscitation

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Published
2017-09-30