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Nasal foreign body in an adult

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Foreign bodies of the nose in adults are rare, although they are frequently encountered among children and mentally retarded patients. They are often asymptomatic and consequently may remain undetected for many years. We describe a case of an intranasal foreign body mimicking a nasal lesion.

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Burduk, P.K., Garstecka, A. & Betlejewski, S. Nasal foreign body in an adult. Eur Arch Otorhinolaryngol 262, 517–518 (2005). https://doi.org/10.1007/s00405-004-0894-x

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Keywords

  • Foreign body
  • Nose
  • Adult
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment