Long standing neglected foreign body in nasopharynx

Author: 
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.

Page: 
229-230
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