Disease Information for Nose, foreign body

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Facial pain/nostril area
Characteristic breath odor
Drooling
Foul breath
Foul taste in mouth
Halitosis
Dyspnea
Noisy Breathing
Noisy Breathing Aged/Elderly
Sneezing excess
Anosmia/Loss of sense of smell
Blood in throat/posterior
Blood streaked purulent nasal discharge
Decreased sense of smell
Epistaxis Children
Epistaxis, severe/persistent
Foul/drainage/nasopharynx
Itchy nose
Nasal congestion
Nasal discharge
Nasal mucosal involvement/irritation
Nasal pain
Nasal purulent discharge
Nose blocked/stuffy
Nose blocked/unilateral
Nose tenderness/cartilage
Nostrils/pruritic/itching/severe/constant (Wartenburg)
Post-nasal drip/catarrh
Rhinorrhea
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Serosanguinous nasal discharge
Sneezing
Sneezing/paroxysms
Snoring
Snoring, loud dramatic
Unilateral nasal discharge/drainage
Demographics & Risk Factors
Occupational Factors
Setting/Emergency Department
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Paranasal sinus mass
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Maxillary sinusitis/Antrum sinusitis
Nasal fissure/vestibule
Nasal obstruction
Nose foreign body
Rhinitis, purulent
Upper GI Bleeding in children
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT Specialty Population
CLASS/Nose disorder (ex)
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT disorders (ex)
CLASS/Tracheonasal/larynx/pharynx (category)
Process
PROCESS/Foreign body disorder (ex)
PROCESS/Structural/anatomic/foreign body (category)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
SX/ENT Surgery
Definition

Nasal Foreign Body: children and developmentally disabled; inorganic Materials (Beads, Pebbles); Organic Materials (Beans, Peas) Tend to swell and soften and makes removal more difficult; Unilateral foul smelling discharge; Nasal obstruction [Vasoconstriction makes foreign body more easily seen] Do not push posteriorly (May result in aspiration); Trial of insufflation : Occlude opposite nostril then Parent blows into mouth (or with Ambu Bag) Forces air through nostril with foreign body; Fogarty Catheter and Insert from back behind foreign body using Forceps (Alligator or bayonet); General anesthesia may be needed [adapted from Family Practice Notebook 2004]

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