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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 23  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 128-130

Migrated guidewire: An unusual cause for recurrent aural polyps

1 Otorhinolaryngology Unit, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Selangor, Malaysia
2 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

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Kong Yew Liew
Otorhinolaryngology Unit, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine and Heath Sciences, Universiti Putra Malaysia, 43400, UPM Serdang, Selangor
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/indianjotol.INDIANJOTOL_4_17

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Aural polyps are secondary to multiple ear pathologies, most commonly inflammatory or cholesteatoma related. Here, we present a rare case of recurrent aural polyps caused by guidewire migration into the middle ear with serious systemic complications and our attempts at removal.

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