Foreign body in the bronchus

Case contributed by Dr Andrew Lawson

Presentation

Emergency intubation due to respiratory arrest.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female
Modality: X-ray

Radiodense foreign body in the left lower lobe bronchus.

Modality: CT

Radiodense foreign body (tooth) in the left lower lobe bronchus.

Note the right upper lobe pulmonary embolism.

Case Discussion

Aspirated tooth after traumatic, emergency intubation.

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Case Information

rID: 26891
Case created: 12th Jan 2014
Last edited: 1st Oct 2015
System: Chest
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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