Inhaled foreign body

Case contributed by Dr Angela Byrne



Patient Data

Age: 2 years
Gender: Male

Left side down decubitus film accentuates hyperinflation of the left lung due to an unseen inhaled foreign body.

Case Discussion

Inhaled foreign body in a two year old boy demonstrated fixed hyperinflation of the left lung, accentuated by left side down decubitus film.

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Case information

rID: 8128
Case created: 13th Jan 2010
Last edited: 15th Aug 2017
Systems: Chest, Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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