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ISSN: 2641-1709

Scholarly Journal of Otolaryngology

Research Article(ISSN: 2641-1709)

Rare Causes for Foreign Body Sensation in Throat: When Old Outlook Meets New Novelty

Volume 4 - Issue 4

Sphoorthi Basavannaiah*

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    • Department of ENT, Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, India

    *Corresponding author: Sphoorthi Basavannaiah, Assistant Professor, Department of ENT, Subbaiah Institute of Medical Sciences, India

Received: June 18, 2020;   Published: July 02, 2020

DOI: 10.32474/SJO.2020.04.000192

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Introduction: Foreign body sensation in throat is one of the commonest presentations in ENT. It can be simple & easy to treat but at times can be complex & alarming. Here, is a study exploring the uncommon causes of this symptom which is taking over the charts clinically in the routine mundane of life.

Aims & Objectives: To ascertain rare causes for foreign body sensation in throat in all possible mediums and how patient’s ideologies sum up to instilled seeds of cancer in their minds.

Methodology: 196 patients with rare causes for foreign body sensation in the throat over a year was clinically assessed, evaluated & treated after analyzing the source for the condition.

Results: Nearly 40% of new novelty causes i.e., GERD & “EpiConTon” superseded old outlook causes with female preponderance and stress topping the list of risk factor.

Conclusion: Time is said to heal things but life at times could throw on us new challenges & consequences in this present changing trends and lifestyle. People should crave only for a healthy living and happy state of mind in this taxing and thorny life.

Keywords: Globus pharyngeus; Eagle’s syndrome; EpiConTon; Laryngopharyngeal reflux; foreign body sensation

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