Foreign body aspiration

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


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

Patient Data

Age: Old age
Gender: Male


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: 16th Oct 2020
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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