M EISheikh, R ElGehani.
Department of Oral and Maxi1lofaiaI Surgery, Faculty of Dentistry, Garyounis University, Benghazi-Libya.
Sebha Univ. J. Med. Sci. 2002, Vol. 3(1):68-73
Three case reports of rare type of foreign bodies in the oral cavity are presented. One is a catapult which a child was playing with and had a fall with the metal piece. The second is a fish harpoon which stuck in the patient’s lower jaw. The third case was a metallic bar of a car side mirror which was dislodged during road traffic accident and got inserted into the patient’s face. The localisation and management of the three foreign bodies are discussed here.
Keywords: Three Unusual Cases of Foreign Bodies in The Maxillofacial Region