Open Safety Pin in Nose: A Tricky Foreign Body

JOURNAL TITLE: An International Journal Clinical Rhinology

Author
1. Mohnish Grover
2. Digvijay S Rawat
3. Gaurav Gupta
4. PC Verma
ISSN
0974-4630
DOI
10.5005/jp-journals-10013-1026
Volume
3
Issue
1
Publishing Year
2010
Pages
2
Author Affiliations
    1. PGIMER, Chandigarh, e-mail: drgauravpeds@yahoo.com
    2. Robertwood Johnson Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, CAB-2100, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    1. Department of Otolaryngology, SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
    1. Department of ENT, SMS Medical College, Jaipur, Rajasthan, India
    1. Department of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery, SMS Medical College and Hospital, Jaipur Rajasthan, India
  • Article keywords
    Nasal foreign body, safety pin, endoscopic removal

    Abstract

    Foreign bodies in nose is a very common presentation encountered by the ENT practitioners. A variety of nasal foreign bodies has been described in literature. We present our experience of managing an open safety pin lodged in the nose of a 2 years old child.

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