Surgeons discovered a half-inch-long tooth growing inside a man’s right nostril after he complained about having issues breathing for multiple years, per the New York Post.
Doctors learned that the unidentified 38-year-old man had a deviated septum, which occurs
“when the partition between the nasal passages is pushed to the side — as well as bone-like growths in the nose,”
reports The Post.
Sagar Khanna and Michael Turner, maxillofacial and oral surgeons conducted a procedure where they located a
“hard, non-tender, white mass,”
that poked up through the surface of the
Luckily, doctors were able to successfully remove the
“invasive intra-nasal surgery.”
It’s uncertain how and when the patient’s condition arose.
Reports added that the circumstance is very unique and affects between 0.1% to 1% of the population, according to a study done in 2019.
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