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Nasal Foreign bodies: Review of 195 patients

Authors: Aws Adel AL-HUSSONA --- Saddam Sahib ATSHAN
Journal: JOURNAL OF THI-QAR SCIENCE مجلة علوم ذي قار ISSN: 19918690 Year: 2018 Volume: 6 Issue: 4 Pages: 106-108
Publisher: Thi-Qar University جامعة ذي قار


Objectives: To assess the characteristics of 195 cases with nasal foreign bodies regarding the sex , age , types , site and complain at presentation. Materials and Methods : One hundred ninety five patients with nasal foreign bodies , their age range of 1-12 years old visiting the private clinic from March 2010 – June 2015 retrospectively analyzed. Results : The nasal foreign bodies mostly presented with males , the most common age group from 1-6 years and the most common foreign bodies were beads and plastic toys. Conclusions : Nasal foreign bodies one of the most common otolaryngological emergencies in pediatric practice , although it is not life threatening , it still need special care to prevent complications.

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