Case Blog - International Journal of Clinical & Medical Images (2016) Volume 3, Issue 6
Author(s): Meenakshi A, Philip R and Sreetharan SS
A 56 year old lady with no comorbidity, presented with right sided epistaxis for 2 weeks. She recently went swimming in the river two weeks ago. Nasal endoscopy done in clinic, noted a leech in the right nostril (Figure 1) which was successfully removed under local anaesthesia in clinic (Figure 2). She was asymptomatic and well after that.