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An Intersting Case: A Long Pin in the Nose

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Intranasal foreign bodies are very common problems for ENT practitioners. However, very few case reports of a long pin in the nose are described in the literature. Our case had a pin measured as 33.9 millimeters in the right nasal vestibule, but the patient was not aware of it when she came to us. Actually she was suffering from a headache and nasal obstruction. After removal of the foreign body, the patient’s complaints were resolved.

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Unlu, I. and Unlu, E. (2014) An Intersting Case: A Long Pin in the Nose. International Journal of Clinical Medicine, 5, 1065-1067. doi: 10.4236/ijcm.2014.517137.


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