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Pharyngeal injury

Pharyngeal injury . It can be inside - with the penetration of a wounded object through the mouth or nose (especially in children) and outside - with neck injuries. In peacetime, internal damage is more often observed, in wartime - external.

Symptoms With internal injuries - pain and difficulty swallowing. Damage is easily established during examination of the pharynx (pharyngoscopy, posterior rhinoscopy).

Treatment. For internal injuries, foreign bodies are removed first, if any. In order to prevent suppurative process in the throat, gargles are prescribed (solutions of furatsilin, potassium permanganate, etc.), a sparing diet, according to indications - sulfanilamides and antibiotics. When abscessed, surgical treatment is used.