Airway foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Rodney Strahan


Stridor. Parents reported missing keyring with 3 keys.

Patient Data

Age: 1 year
Gender: Male

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


The keyring was pulled out through the mouth.

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Case information

rID: 53954
Published: 15th Jun 2017
Last edited: 19th Nov 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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