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Case Reports in Otolaryngology
Volume 2018 (2018), Article ID 8361806, 3 pages
https://doi.org/10.1155/2018/8361806
Case Report

A Rare Incidental Finding of a Foreign Body in the Nasopharynx during Adenotonsillectomy

Otolaryngology Department, King Saud Medical City, Riyadh 12746, Saudi Arabia

Correspondence should be addressed to Waleed M. Alshehri; moc.liamg@eisuoyla.rd

Received 4 January 2018; Accepted 27 February 2018; Published 28 March 2018

Academic Editor: I. Todt

Copyright © 2018 Waleed M. Alshehri and Bandar Al-Qahtani. 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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