Disease Information for Sinus foreign body

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Unilateral symptoms/signs/findings
Facial pain/nostril area
Unilateral/facial pain/rhinorrhea/tearing/nasal blockage
Characteristic breath odor
Foul breath
Foul taste in mouth
Halitosis
Sneezing excess
Blood in throat/posterior
Blood streaked purulent nasal discharge
Coryza
Decreased sense of smell
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
Painful maxillary sinus
Post-nasal drip/catarrh
Rhinorrhea
Runny nose/rhinorrhea
Serosanguinous nasal discharge
Sneezing
Sneezing/paroxysms
Snoring
Unilateral nasal discharge/drainage
Unilateral sore throat
Demographics & Risk Factors
Occupational Factors
Setting/Emergency Department
Diagnostic Test Results
X-RAY
Xray/Maxillary antrum/sinus clouded/fluid level
Xray/Opacified maxillary antrum/Sinus
Xray/Paranasal sinus mass
Xray/Sinus abnormality
Xray/Sinus maxillary antrum clouding
Xray/Sinusitis findings
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Rule Outs
Rhinitis, atopic
Associated Disease & Complications
Epistaxis/nosebleed
Maxillary sinusitis/Antrum sinusitis
Nasal fissure/vestibule
Nasal vestibulitis
Nose foreign body
Rhinitis, purulent
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT Specialty Population
CLASS/Nose disorder (ex)
CLASS/Otolaryngology/ENT disorders (ex)
CLASS/Paranasal sinus disorder (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

sinus foreign body usually dental roots or iatrgenic post surgery or any procedure [pack]; sets up suppurative foul relentless discharge and behaves as resistant sinusitis; diagnosis with ct scan or endscopy

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