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Foreign body in the ear
  1. D Moore
  1. Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Wirral, UK
  1. Dr D Moore, Arrowe Park Hospital, Upton, Wirral CH49 5PE, UK; debc8{at}

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A 33-year-old man was brought to the emergency department with a biro inserted into his right ear. He had removed the ink insert and pushed the plastic case fully into his …

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