What is foreign object removal?
Any particle or item that is lodged somewhere in the body and is not easy to remove is known as a foreign object. Foreign object removal is the medical procedure used to actually remove them. These can be done in the ear, nose, eye, throat, esophagus, stomach, intestines and other parts of the body.
Reviewed by: Carrie Firestone Baum, MD
This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM
© 2021 Nicklaus Children's Hospital. All Rights Reserved.