Foreign body in airway

Case contributed by Dr Maulik S Patel

Presentation

H/o ground nut aspiration - 15 days.. C/o cough.

Patient Data

Age: about 2 yrs
Gender: Male
X-ray

Supine view

Right lung hyperexpansion.

Case Discussion

In view of clinical back ground of foreign body aspiration, radiographic findings of over expansion of right lung lead to bronchoscopy. Ground nut was the culprit.

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Case information

rID: 27338
Case created: 30th Jan 2014
Last edited: 9th Aug 2017
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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