Unilateral inferior turbinate hypoplasia caused by a longstanding (approximately 35 yr) nasal foreign body

January 1, 2008
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Abstract

We report the unusual case of a 44-year-old man who presented with a plastic foreign body that had been lodged in his right nasal cavity for approximately 35 years. Initial attempts to remove the object were unsuccessful; only after it was broken into several parts was removal achieved. Rigid nasal endoscopy and computed tomography revealed hypoplasia of the ipsilateral inferior turbinate.

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