Otolaryngologists are frequently asked to evaluate impacted nasal foreign bodies in children. Multiple techniques have been used for the removal of these objects. We describe what we believe is a previously unreported mechanism of nasal foreign-body impaction and the novel method we used to remove it. We also review the literature on retained ballistic nasal foreign bodies, including their management and complications.
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