Foreign body in airway

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel


H/o foreign body aspiration - 6 hrs. C/o neck swelling - 2 hrs

Patient Data

Age: about 2 - 3 yrs
Gender: Male

Air in soft tissue of neck. Hyperexpansion of right lung.

Case Discussion

History of foreign body aspiration and radiographic findings lead to bronchoscopy. Ground nut in right bronchus found. 

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Case information

rID: 27399
Published: 2nd Feb 2014
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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