An unusual intranasal foreign body

Patricia Fosarelli, Susan Feigelman, Ellyn Pearson, Augustin Calimano-Diaz

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We describe a child who had a button battery lodged in her nose for several weeks, with resulting destruction of her nasal septum. A brief review of the pathophysiology of injury due to button batteries and measures to prevent such injuries from occurring are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)117-118
Number of pages2
JournalPediatric emergency care
Issue number2
StatePublished - Jun 1988

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Emergency Medicine


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