IP Indian Journal of Anatomy and Surgery of Head, Neck and Brain

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77-80


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Manoroma Saini, Usha Poonia, Manisha Kumari, Sukriti Bansal, Vinny Raheja, Aman*


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Giant rhinolith: Still a neglected entity in modern era


Case Report

Author Details : Manoroma Saini, Usha Poonia, Manisha Kumari, Sukriti Bansal, Vinny Raheja, Aman*

Volume : 7, Issue : 3, Year : 2021

Article Page : 77-80

https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijashnb.2021.020



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Abstract

Word rhino- and - lith, literally meaning “nose & stone”. So, it is basically a stone that forms inside the nasal cavity. It is an uncommon disease that may present asymptomatically or as an accidental finding. Rhinolith itself is a rare condition out of which giant rhinolith case is extremely rare. If left undiagnosed or untreated it can cause rhinosinusitis, erosion of the nasal septum & medial wall of maxillary sinus & palatal perforation.
 

Keywords: Rhinolith, Rhinosinusitis, Nasal septum


How to cite : Saini M, Poonia U, Kumari M, Bansal S, Raheja V, Aman, Giant rhinolith: Still a neglected entity in modern era. IP Indian J Anat Surg Head Neck Brain 2021;7(3):77-80

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