Airway foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Rodney Strahan

Presentation

Stridor. Parents reported missing keyring with 3 keys.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Male
X-ray

Three keys on a key ring are lodged in the patient's naso- and oropharynx.

Photo

The keyring was pulled out through the mouth.

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