Endobronchial foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Domenico Nicoletti

Presentation

Dyspnoea after foreign body inhalation (chickpea) during vegetable soup meal.

Patient Data

Age: 64
Gender: Female
Modality: CT

TC chest without MDC

In the lower right bronchus just above of the basal pyramid bronchi is detectable oval foreign body (10 mm); in the basal segments of the right lower lobe exists lamellar atelectasis and cylindrical bronchiectasis with mucus.

 

Case Courtesy: Dr Fabio Denicolò

Modality: Annotated image

Yellow circle highlights position of the endobronchial foreign body. 

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Case Information

rID: 44868
Case created: 6th May 2016
Last edited: 7th May 2016
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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