Enterobius vermicularis in the nose: A rare entity

Vishnu Kaniyur, Kishore H. Chandra Prasad, P. P. Devan, S. S. Doddamani, Bharati Balachandran, Vikram Kulkarni

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A rare case of enterobius vermicularis pin-worm is reported in the nose. An 11-year-old girl presented with the vague symptoms of crawling sensation in the nose for few weeks, who had received treatment for allergic rhinitis. The nasal secretions were examined and confirmed the diagnosis of pin-worm infection and treated by albendazole.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)149-150
Number of pages2
JournalIndian Journal of Otolaryngology and Head and Neck Surgery
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-04-2005
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Surgery
  • Otorhinolaryngology


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