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  • Man Has Tooth Removed From Nose After Losing Sense Of Smell (REAL)

A man who was having trouble breathing through his nose has landed in a medical journal after doctors discovered what the issue was. He had a rouge tooth growing up in it. The 59-year-old had complained of a stuffy nose, and the gradual loss of his sense of smell over the last two years and had sought the help of a specialist after nothing else seemed to be working. When doctors did a CT scan, they noticed a strange object inside his nasal passage. His doctors suspected a dermoid cyst, which can take on a strange appearance and have hair or other bizarre features. But they were way off. Turns out, when the doctors surgically removed the growth, they discovered an extremely rare instance of a rogue tooth. The case is so rare, that doctors estimate it occurs in just 0.1 to 1 percent of patients. The man began to feel better and is on the road to a full recovery. No word on what they did with the tooth or how long it might have been growing up his nose. 

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Tooth In Nasal Passage

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