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April 1979

Detection of Foreign Bodies With Computerized Tomography

Author Affiliations

From the Department of Otorhinolaryngology and Communicative Sciences, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston (Drs Alford and Chenault), and the Department of Diagnostic Radiology, University of Texas System Cancer Center, M. D. Anderson Hospital, and Tumor Institute, Houston (Dr Danziger).

Arch Otolaryngol. 1979;105(4):203-204. doi:10.1001/archotol.1979.00790160037009

• Computerized tomography scanning has been proven useful in defining complex anatomical areas of the head and neck and in delineating soft-density foreign bodies. This was helpful in a child in whom all other modalities, including surgical exploration, had failed to localize a foreign body.

(Arch Otolaryngol 105:203-204, 1979)