An Unusual Foreign Body in the Nasal Cavity

Abstract

The nasal foreign bodies are commonly seen up to the age of 12. This is a rare case of a 10-year-old boy who had playfully introduced an almost straight sharp rigid iron wire of length 13 cm into his nose. The patient presented with the foreign body protruding outside his nose. Radiological investigations revealed that the foreign body had hooked around the posterior end of the bony septum which was removed under endoscopic guidance.

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Kalyanasundaram, R. , Thirunavukkarasu, R. , Balasubramaniam, G. and Palaniappan, H. (2014) An Unusual Foreign Body in the Nasal Cavity. International Journal of Otolaryngology and Head & Neck Surgery, 3, 267-270. doi: 10.4236/ijohns.2014.35049.

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