EURORAD ESR

Case 15237

Chewable intra-oral foreign body - chewing gum

Author(s)
Dr. Travis Dustin French
Dr. Ritu Bordia

NYU Winthrop Hospital, Radiology; 259 First Street 11501 00000, United States of America; Email:ritu.bordia@gmail.com
 
Patient
male, 52 year(s)
 
 
  • Figure 1
    Bone window CT Images
     

    Axial bone window CT shows a hyperdense irregular 'lesion' along the right maxillary alveolar ridge posteriorly. There are punctate foci of air within it.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;

    Coronal bone window CT shows this lesion to be separate from bone, which is normal in appearance.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;
     
     
  • Figure 2
    Soft tissue window CT

    Axial soft tissue CT image shows that there is no mucosal thickening or adjacent fat infiltration.

     
    Area of Interest: Emergency; Head and neck; Imaging Technique: CT; Procedure: Diagnostic procedure; Special Focus: Foreign bodies;
     
     
Axial bone window CT shows a hyperdense irregular 'lesion' along the right maxillary alveolar ridge posteriorly. There are punctate foci of air within it.
 
Coronal bone window CT shows this lesion to be separate from bone, which is normal in appearance.
 
Axial soft tissue CT image shows that there is no mucosal thickening or adjacent fat infiltration.
 
 
 
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