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Paediatric nasopharyngeal foreign bodies

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Two unusual cases of foreign bodies, a metallic whistle and a wooden gutty with a threaded screw, lodged in the nasopharyngeal region are reported. The rare feature of absence pf symptoms inspite of impaction for long duration in the paediatric age group is recorded.

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Correspondence to Manish Munjal Sangeeta or R. S. Greval or Daljit Singh.

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Sangeeta, M.M., Greval, R.S. & Singh, D. Paediatric nasopharyngeal foreign bodies. IJO & HNS 51, 80–82 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03001564

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  • Foreign Body
  • Pterygopalatine Fossa
  • Lateral Pharyngeal Wall
  • Unusual Foreign Body
  • Extraneous Object