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Kulak Burun Bogaz Ihtis Derg. 2012 Sep-Oct;22(5):301-4. doi: 10.5606/kbbihtisas.2012.058.

Incidentally detected asymptomatic metal foreign bodies (two nails) in shoemaker's maxillary sinus.

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Department of Otolaryngology, Special Memorial Hizmet Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey. muratenoz@gmail.com

Abstract

The diagnosis metal foreign bodies of maxillary sinus cannot be usually made in an acute setting and patients may present with chronic symptoms due to drainage and chronic irritation of the mucosa years later. Metal foreign bodies can be generally displaced to the maxillary sinus at the time of dental intervention. In this article, we report a very interesting case of 23-year-old male shoemaker with two metal foreign bodies (nails) which were non-related with any surgical intervention or trauma and found incidentally in the right maxillary sinus.

PMID:
22991993
DOI:
10.5606/kbbihtisas.2012.058
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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