A nose for trouble

A selection of objects described in the medical literature that have ended up in the brain via the nose:

A chopstick.

A ball-point pen.

A flying wire fragment.

A plastic stick.

A snooker cue.

A miniature fencing foil.

A gear stick.

2 Comments

  1. Posted August 7, 2009 at 4:34 pm | Permalink

    Among ancient sources of history we also find the story of a mosquito entering Nimrod’s brain and biting his brain off into insanity.

  2. sreid01
    Posted August 9, 2009 at 12:31 am | Permalink

    Well, if there is a hole or opening for something to accidentally go through, anything is capable of going through it.


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