A Swollen Seed Found in a Child’s Ear Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown: A Case Report

  • Pooja Panwar
  • Rajeev G. Dole
  • Devanshu Chaudhary
  • Manjiri Keskar
  • Shivkant Sharma
Keywords: External Auditory Canal, Seed, Foreign Body, Coronavirus

Abstract

Foreign body lodgement in external auditory canal in pediatric age group is a common problem encountered by Otolaryngologists in emergency as well as in outpatient department.  A case report of swollen seed found in external auditory canal in right ear, of a 6-year-old boy out of poverty, neglect and unavailable ENT consultant OPD due to lockdown for the serious pandemic condition.

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Author Biographies

Pooja Panwar

BAMS, PG Scholar, Department of Shalakya Tantra, Parul Institute of Ayurveda, Parul University, Vadodara, Gujrat

Rajeev G. Dole

BAMS, MS, Professor and Head of Department of Shalakya Tantra, Parul Institute of Ayurveda, Parul University, Vadodara, Gujrat

Devanshu Chaudhary

BDS, MDS, Department of Public Health Dentistry, Clinician at K.S Memorial Orodental Clinic, Sharanpur, Uttar Pradesh

Manjiri Keskar

BAMS, MS, Ph.d, Senior Professor, Department of Shalakya Tantra, Parul Institute of Ayurved, Parul University, Vadodara, Gujrat

Shivkant Sharma

BAMS, MS, Assistant Professor, Department of Shalakya Tantra, Parul Institute of Ayurved, Parul University, Vadodara, Gujrat

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CITATION
DOI: 10.26440/IHRJ/0406.09242
Published: 2020-09-20
How to Cite
Pooja Panwar, Rajeev G. Dole, Devanshu Chaudhary, Manjiri Keskar, & Shivkant Sharma. (2020). A Swollen Seed Found in a Child’s Ear Amidst COVID-19 Lockdown: A Case Report. International Healthcare Research Journal, 4(6), 148-150. https://doi.org/10.26440/IHRJ/0406.09242