Hair tourniquet of the circumvallate papillae: A potentially "hairy" situation

Kari Schneider, Stephanie Kennebeck, Lyndsay Madden, Avril Campbell

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Abstract

Oral foreign bodies and hair-thread tourniquets are fairly common findings. The combination of the two, however, is rarer. In this article, we present a case involving a hair-thread tourniquet of a circumvallate papillae (more commonly known as a "taste bud"). We discuss methods for removal of hair-thread tourniquets as well as techniques for examining children for oral foreign bodies.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)924-925
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric Emergency Care
Volume29
Issue number8
DOIs
StatePublished - Aug 2013

Keywords

  • Circumvallate papillae
  • Foreign body
  • Hair tourniquet
  • Oral cavity

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