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impaction

[im′pak·shən]
(medicine)
The state of being lodged and retained in a body part.
Confinement of a tooth in the jaw so that its eruption is prevented.
A condition in which one fragment of bone is firmly driven into another fragment so that neither can move against the other.
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Key Words: Impaction, Mandibular, Third molar, Angulation, Depth.
Moreover, the visibility of fish bones varies with respect to different fish species, its anatomic location of impaction and orientation within the upper aerodigestive tract.
Postmortem examination revealed aboral esophageal and proventricular impaction with 22 g of densely packed paper and thin plastic material.
There are some controversies regarding the division criteria amidst the unusual impaction and rosetting of molars (6).
DO ask your provider about ways that you can treat your cerumen impaction at home.
CT findings in patients with SC included fecal impaction (Fig.
This case describes esophageal food bolus impaction and its CT and EGD findings.
The foreign body impaction (FBI) is considering an emergent situation.
Here, we present a retrospective analysis of cases of various types of foreign body impaction in the upper digestive tract over the past 5 years.
Foreign-body impaction in the upper aerodigestive tract is an extremely common clinical scenario in the pediatric population, and it is often managed by otolaryngologists, general surgeons, gastroenterologists, and emergency department physicians.
The type of impaction was determined by observing the inclination of the third molar to the long axis of the second molar (winter's classification) [10,11].
Material and Methods: A total of 50 patients were selected by consecutive sampling presenting with history of fishbone impaction in aerodigestive tract.