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A nasal foreign body detected on routine orthodontic radiographs

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Films used in orthodontics such as lateral cephalograms and orthopantomograms provide excellent visualisation of the maxillary sinuses and the nose, and therefore should be routinely examined for pathology and foreign bodies. We report a case of a long-standing asymptomatic nasal foreign body detected on routine orthodontic films

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McKeown, H., Sandler, P. A nasal foreign body detected on routine orthodontic radiographs. Br Dent J 185, 390–391 (1998). https://doi.org/10.1038/sj.bdj.4809823

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