An Entangled Fish Hook in Nose: A Tricky Case


ENT practitioners encounter different types of nasal foreign bodies in their daily practices. A variety of nasal foreign bodies have been described in literature. Here we present a case of an entangled fish hook in the nose of a 30-year-old fisherman.

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Kar, R. , Jagade, M. , Anoop, A. , Kedar, S. , Rohe, D. , Khairnar, P. , Thorawade, V. and Chavan, R. (2014) An Entangled Fish Hook in Nose: A Tricky Case. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 3, 137-139. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2014.33025.

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