Potential complications of retained foreign bodies

What are the potential complications of retained foreign bodies?

Potential complications associated with retained foreign bodies may vary but include infection (leading to events such as abscess formation or sepsis), erosion or perforation of adjacent vessels or organs, fistulization to other organs or skin, bleeding, inflammation/fibrosis, and pain. Sometimes, retained foreign bodies may be asymptomatic.


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