Foreign body aspiration

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


Complaining of a missing porcelain tooth crown, which might have been swallowed.


Frontal and lateral chest radiographs detected the tooth crown in the left lower lobe bronchus.

There is also some dystelectasis of the left lower pulmonary lobe.

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Case information

rID: 13704
Published: 8th May 2011
Last edited: 8th Nov 2019
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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