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CASE REPORT
Incisive dental implant migration into the nasal septum

Abstract

We report the clinical case of a female patient who presented to our emergency department due to a septal abscess caused by the displacement of a dental implant into the nasal septum. The patient underwent surgical treatment for endoscopic foreign body excision and septal abscess drainage. Despite the presence of septal cartilage destruction, the L-shaped structure was preserved and no reconstruction was required. Postoperative healing was uneventful.

  • dentistry and oral medicine
  • ear, nose and throat/otolaryngology
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