Object impacted in the nasal cavity
Most common site of foreign body insertion in children
Type of foreign body limited only by nostril size
Population at risk:
Children between 2–6 yr m...
Most nasal foreign bodies are asymptomatic.
Unilateral nasal obstruction
Difficulties with nasal breathing
Acute or chronic
Transport in sitting position:
To avoid posterior displacement and possible aspiration of foreign body
Avoid interventions that upset the child.
Forceful negative inspirati...
Foreign body cannot be recovered in ED
Removal under general anesthesia is required
Ensure that there i...
Consider nasal foreign bodies in children 2–6 yr presenting with what appears to be sinusitis
Parents are best suited to perform positive-pressure removal to avoid frightening the c...
Fundakowaski CE, Moon S, Torres L. The snare technique: A novel atraumatic method for the removal of difficult nasal foreign bodies. J Emerg Med. 2013;44:104–106.
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74699008 foreign body in nose (disorder)
33890007 Foreign body in nostril (disorder)
66050007 Foreign bo...
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