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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 22  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 129-131

Missed impacted tympanic membrane foreign body causing granulomatous myringitis


Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig, Egypt

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Ahmed Hassan Sweed
Department of Otorhinolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Zagazig University, Zagazig
Egypt
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DOI: 10.4103/0971-7749.182273

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The aim is to report an unusual site of aural foreign body (FB) and rare cause of granulomatous myringitis. We present the case of a 37-year-old male who presented with progressive radiation therapy otalgia, otorrhea, and aural fullness after unskillful aural FB removal, and diagnostic microscopic examination of the ear shows missed impacted transcendental meditation FB leading to granulomatous myringitis.


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