Journal of Marine Medical Society

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

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


Vishal Gaurav1, Prasant Panda2, D Raghavan3 
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
India

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.


How to cite this article:
Gaurav V, Panda P, Raghavan D. Management of Alkaline Button Battery Foreign Body in The Nasal Cavity At A Peripheral Centre.J Mar Med Soc 2015;17:137-140


How to cite this URL:
Gaurav V, Panda P, Raghavan D. Management of Alkaline Button Battery Foreign Body in The Nasal Cavity At A Peripheral Centre. J Mar Med Soc [serial online] 2015 [cited 2022 Sep 25 ];17:137-140
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