Rhinoliths: A Possible Cause for Long Standing Unilateral Nasal Symptoms

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Introduction

Rhinoliths are mineralized masses within the nasal cavity.1 The foreign body, which acts as the nucleus for encrustation, can be either endogenous or exogenous.2 If the foreign material has been present for sometime, it may form a nidus for deposition of calcium and magnesium salts, producing a rhinolith that is usually radio-opaque.3

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