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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 920406, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/920406
Case Report

Fungus Ball in Concha Bullosa: A Rare Case with Anosmia

1Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Bozok University Medical Faculty, Adnan Menderes Bulvarı No. 42, Yozgat, Turkey
2Department of Pathology, Bozok University Medical Faculty, Adnan Menderes Bulvarı No. 42, Yozgat, Turkey

Received 19 March 2013; Accepted 17 April 2013

Academic Editors: M.-K. Chen, H.-S. Lin, E. Mevio, and H.-W. Wang

Copyright © 2013 Mahmut Özkırıs et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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