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Doctors Find Extra Tooth in Guy's Nose

Doctors Find Extra Tooth in Guy's Nose
Posted August 9th, 2014 @ 10:25am by Neal Colgrass, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – Doctors had strange news for a 22-year-old Saudi man who came in complaining of a nosebleed or two every month: He had a half-inch mass of bone in his nose, LiveScience reports. After consulting with dentists, the doctors decided he had a tooth in his nasal cavity and extracted it under general anesthesia. No muss, no fuss: A published report found that the patient recovered and the nosebleeds were gone after three months. "It's an unusual case of an extra tooth—certainly, the most impressive intranasal photo I think I've ever seen of one," says John Hellstein, a dentist.

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