An unusual foreign body nose: a case report

Authors

  • Amruta V. Hippalgaonkar Department of Anaesthesia, Bokil Hospital and KIMS, Karad, Satara, Maharashtra, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3433-2914
  • Amod D. Pendharkar Department of ENT, Shri Ram Nursing Home, Satara, Maharashtra, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20240073

Keywords:

Foreign body, Nose, Unusual

Abstract

Nasal foreign bodies constitute an emergency and are more common in children with insertion generally via anterior nares. Case presentation: We present a case of 57-year-old-man with unusual entry site foreign body nose after external trauma to face, confirmed by 3D computed tomography and extracted through nasal route without any complication. Thus, nasal foreign bodies, a frequent accident in medical practice, usually harmless, but if neglected may cause complications hence prompt extraction is important.

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Published

2024-01-25