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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 29-30

Button battery in the nasal cavity of a child for 3 years

ORL-HNS specialist, Aseer Central Hospital, Abha, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence Address:
MD Daefullah H Al-Amri
ORL-HNS specialist, Aseer Central Hospital, Abha
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/1319-8491.273971

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This is a case report a child with a button battery in his nose for 3 years prior to his presentation to our hospital. The history was verified by the father and the help of x-rays which revealed the presence of a battery in the nose. The foreign body was removed under general anesthesia. The relevant history, physical examination, and the investigations are presented along with literature review.

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