Available online Jul 19, 2018.
[ Report ] Volume 24, Issue 2, 2015, Pages 175-178
This study reports two cases of undeclared and unusual foreign body (FB) impaction in the ears of Nigerian adult
patients that were accidentally discovered and successfully managed.
The report aims to create awareness,and encourage Otorhinolaryngologist to have proper otoscopy done for all
patients with suspected ear FB and double check again following FBs removal.
It has recommended a need for an increased public enlightenment to raise awareness about the danger of cleaning
the ears with cotton swab or other sharp materials.
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Volume 24 | Issue 2
Page Nos. 175-178
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