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Tarasenko S.V.1, Stepanov M.A.1, Nadtochiу A.G.2, Vozgoment O.V.2,

Kalinin S.A.1, Khisamieva G.M.1


Demonstration of the possibilities of ultrasound examination using high-resolution sensors in detecting a foreign body of the tongue, its identification and refinement of topographic and anatomical characteristics, determining the condition of surrounding tissues.


Materials and methods. A clinical case of detection of a foreign body (fish bone) in a patient during ultrasound examination of the tongue, followed by its removal and pathohistological verification of the changes detected in the tissues of the tongue is presented.

Results. The size and location of the foreign body (fish bone) extracted during surgery, as well as the pathomorphological condition of the tongue tissues surrounding the foreign body, completely coincided with the data obtained during preoperative ultrasound examination.

Discussion. The above clinical case demonstrates the high diagnostic accuracy of ultrasound examination in detecting and identifying a foreign body of the tongue, determining its topography and assessing the condition of surrounding tissues. This makes it possible to rely on ultrasound data when planning the treatment of this contingent of patients.

Conclusion. Ultrasound examination is shown in the primary diagnosis of foreign bodies of the tongue as an affordable and accurate way to detect them.

1-       I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University (Sechenov University). Moscow, Russia.

2-       National Medical Research Center Central Research Institute of Dentistry and Oral Surgery. Moscow, Russia.

Keywords: tongue, foreign body of the tongue, ultrasonography of tongue.

Corresponding author:  Stepanov M.A., e-mail: Этот e-mail адрес защищен от спам-ботов, для его просмотра у Вас должен быть включен Javascript


For citation: Tarasenko S.V., Stepanov M.A., Nadtochiу A.G., Vozgoment O.V., Kalinin S.A., Khisamieva G.M. Usage of ultrasonography for the diagnosis of a foreign body of the tongue. REJR 2022; 12(3):115-121. DOI: 10.21569/2222-7415-2022-12-3-115-121.

Received:        18.03.22 Accepted: 15.06.22