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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 17  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 137-140

Management of Alkaline Button Battery Foreign Body in The Nasal Cavity At A Peripheral Centre

1 Graded Specialist (ENT) INHS Jeevanti Vasco, Goa - 403802, India
2 Commanding officer, INHS Jeevanti, India
3 Senior Advisor & HOD (ENT), INHS, Asvini, Colaba - 400005, India

Correspondence Address:
Vishal Gaurav
Graded Specialist (ENT) INHS Jeevanti Vasco, Goa - 403802
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/0975-3605.203702

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Foreign body in nose is one of the most common Ear Nose& Throat emergencies. Button batteries are one ofthe most dangerous foreign bodies as it can cause extensive tissue damage by chemical or thermal burns. We present a 5 years old boy with nasal mucosal necrosis against a button battery foreign body managed at a peripheral centre in the light of literature available.

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