Penetrating Trauma Due to Head of A Toothbrush : A Case Report

Authors

  • Jeevan Lata Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar
  • Malvika Gupta Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar
  • Sri Sudarsan P K Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.52977/ujmfs.2021.1.3.8

Keywords:

Foreign body, Toothbrush, Submasseteric space.

Abstract

ABSTRACT

We present a case of 39 yr old female with penetrating trauma caused by a toothbrush due to fall in bathroom while brushing. Initial examination revealed the head of toothbrush penetrating into the right submasseteric space which was palpable in retromandibular regionĀ  and the the handle was seen protruding out of the oral cavity. The head was removed safely by manual manipulation.

Author Biographies

Jeevan Lata, Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar

Professor and Head,

Department of Oral and maxillofacial Surgery,

Malvika Gupta, Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar

Junior resident

Department of Oral and maxillofacial Surgery,

Sri Sudarsan P K, Punjab Government Dental College and Hospital, Amritsar

Junior Resident

Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery

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Published

2022-01-18

How to Cite

Lata, . J., Gupta, M., & Sri Sudarsan P K. (2022). Penetrating Trauma Due to Head of A Toothbrush : A Case Report. UNIVERSITY JOURNAL MAXILLOFACIAL SURGERY AND ORAL SCIENCES, 1(3). https://doi.org/10.52977/ujmfs.2021.1.3.8