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Foreign body reaction after cochlear implantation.
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PMID:  21880376     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Cochlear implantation is a widely accepted, safe procedure for patients with severe to profound sensorineuronal hearing loss. While complications are rare, revision surgeries are required for complications like device failure, misplaced electrode, flap necrosis, and wound infection. Foreign body reaction is a rare complication following cochlear implantation. We experienced a case of foreign body reaction after cochlear implantation treated by device removal. Foreign body reaction has to be considered as one of several causes in cochlear implantation cases that show symptoms mimicking recurrent wound infection or delayed extrusion. We report a case of foreign body reaction with a literature review.
Hye Jin Lim; Eun-So Lee; Hun Yi Park; Keehyun Park; Yun-Hoon Choung
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-8-29
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1872-8464     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Aug 
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Created Date:  2011-9-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8003603     Medline TA:  Int J Pediatr Otorhinolaryngol     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
Department of Otolaryngology, Ajou University School of Medicine, San 5, Wonchon-dong, Yeongtong-gu, Suwon 443-721, Republic of Korea.
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