An Ear Canal, Pretty in Pink

If you thought the image below was too-pink-to-be-normal, you are right!

San Francisco Pediatric ENT Dr. Terri Kim, captured a PINK silicone earplug stuck in a patients ear canal with her CellScope Oto.

Dr. Terri Kim captures a pink silicon earplug in the ear canal of a patient. Picture taken with the CellScope Oto.

Dr. Terri Kim captures a pink silicon earplug in the ear canal of a patient. Picture taken with the CellScope Oto.

She states that the patient thinks they rubbed their ear during sleep and ended up pushing it into the ear canal. When they tried to remove it, they ended up pushing it in more.

By the time they saw Dr. Kim saw the patient, the silicon plug had softened because it’d been in there so long. She confirmed that the foreign body was easily and completely removed from the canal.

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