Long standing neglected foreign body in nasopharynx

Balaji Swaminathan., Shankar Ponnusamy., Ruta Shanmugam., Vellavedu Umapathy Shanmugam and Rajagopalan Mariappan

Foreign bodies are commonly seen in upper aerodigestive tract but foreign bodies in nasopharynx is a extremely rare condition. However here we present a rare case of 1 1/2 year old child who presented with a metallic foreign body (metal bangle) in the nasopharynx of 8 months duration, with a brief review of literature regarding its diagnosis and management.

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