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Unusual nasopharyngeal foreign body: A hooked iron rod

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July 5, 2012
by Evelyne S. Diom, MBChB; Raymond Diouf, MBChB; El Hadji Malick Diop, MBChB

Abstract

Foreign bodies lodged in the nasopharynx are rare. We report a case of an unusual foreign body in the nasopharynx: a hooked iron rod. The patient was a 5-year-old girl. The foreign body had to be removed under general anesthesia. To the best of our knowledge, there has been no similar published report of a hooked iron rod in the nasopharynx.

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