A Case Report of U-Shaped Metallic Foreign Body in the Nasopharynx of an Infant
Foreign bodies in the nasopharynx, in contrast to foreign bodies in the ear and nose, are uncommon in Ear, Nose, and ENT clinics. It’s possible that it will initially go unnoticed. A high level of suspicion is required for the diagnosis . A U-shaped metallic foreign substance lodged in an infant’s nasopharynx. The foreign body was diagnosed using plain radiography skull images, which included the nasopharynx. It was safely removed under general anaesthesia and without difficulties using the oral route.
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Chijioke C. Anekpo
Department of Ear Nose and Throat, Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu, Nigeria.
Anthony J. Edeh
Department of Surgery, Enugu State University Teaching Hospital, Parklane, Enugu, Nigeria.
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