An Unusual Foreign Body in the Ear of an Elderly Nigerian Patient

  • OA Sogebi
  • MA Oloko
  • AO Adebajo
  • OT Anifowose


This was a case of an incidental finding of an unusual foreign body in the right ear of an elderly Nigerian patient. The mode of presentation, the manner of discovery and how it was managed successfully were highlighted. We reported this case to create awareness, and encourage physicians to always observe effluents obtained from irrigation of body cavities for confirmation of diagnosis and documentation.


KEY WORDS: Ear syringing, elderly, foreign body, locust bean


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eISSN: 2667-0526
print ISSN: 1115-2613