Woman With Foreign Body on Her Tongue

      A 38-year-old woman presented to the emergency department with a foreign body on her tongue. After intake of sushi including raw squid for lunch, she had discomfort, with a sensation of something sticking to her tongue. Ten hours after lunch, she coughed up a small piece of squid and noticed some white threadlike material stuck to her tongue (Figures 1 and 2). Although she tried to remove it, she could not.
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      Figure 1White threadlike foreign body on the left side of the tongue.
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      Figure 2The foreign body was confirmed to be an Anisakis larva.
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