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Br Dent J. 2003 May 24;194(10):551-2.

A complication of tongue piercing. A case report and review of the literature.

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Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Unit, University College London Hospitals NHS Trust, Mortimer Market, WC1E 6AU. tamertheodossy@hotmail.com

Abstract

Several complications of oral piercing have been reported, some of which are life threatening. A case report on tongue piercing is presented where the ventral surface of the tongue healed over the barbell requiring surgical exposure.

PMID:
12819724
DOI:
10.1038/sj.bdj.4810199
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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