J Rhinol.  2012 Nov;19(2):145-148.

A Case of Nasal Polypoid Mass Originated from Nasal Foreign Body

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  • 1Department of Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, St. Paul's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea. coolkim@catholic.ac.kr

Abstract

Intranasal dacryocystorhinostomy(DCR) has been used as a primary treatment of nasolacrimal duct obstruction. Silicon tube or stent(Song's stent in this case) is used in intranasal dacryocystorhinostomy (DCR) for improvement of the lacrimal drainage system. But this material reacting with nasal mucosa induced inflammatory reaction. Consequently, we report a rare case of nasal polypoid mass caused by probably originated from nasal foreign body.

Keyword

Nasal polyps; Dacryocystorhinostomy
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