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RMJ. 2007; 32(2): 203-204

A Nasopharyngeal foreign body presenting as adenoid

M Usman Ahmed, M Riaz Akhter, Tariq M Mufti, Amanat Khan, Amna Usman.


A five year old girl presented with history of nasal obstruction, snoring, nasal discharge
from last one year. X-Ray of nasopharynx showed obstruction of airway and diagnosis of
Enlarged adenoid was made. Under anesthesia, before removal of adenoid, a plastic
foreign body was found, which was a piece of toy. (Rawal Med J 2007;32:203-204).

Key words: Nasopharyngeal foreign body, airway obstruction, adenoids

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