Fastklemt batteri i næsen hos en fireårig pige

Translated title of the contribution: Impacted battery in the nose of a four-year-old girl

Peter Bill Juul Ladegaard*, Daniel Bräuner Skansing, Anette Drøhse Kjeldsen

*Corresponding author for this work

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Abstract

In this case report, it was suspected that a four-year-old girl had an impacted toy in her nose. Initially, she was refused consultation due to a COVID-19 positive parent. Three days later she presented with nasal secretion and facial oedema. At the hospital, an examination revealed an impacted battery and consequent necrosis of nasal structures. The battery was removed in general anesthesia. Afterwards, the girl made fine recovery but developed a permanent septal perforation. Frequent alterations in COVID-19 guidelines challenge doctors to distinguish conditions crucial for evaluation. Batteries are uncommon for nasal impaction but may lead to severe morbidity if left undiscovered.
Translated title of the contributionImpacted battery in the nose of a four-year-old girl
Original languageDanish
Article numberV02220078
JournalUgeskrift for Læger
Volume184
Issue number17
Number of pages4
ISSN0041-5782
Publication statusPublished - 2022

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