Metal spring in bronchus intermedius

Case contributed by Yaïr Glick
Diagnosis certain


Played with clothespins and inadvertently swallowed or inhaled a part.

Patient Data

Age: 6 years
Gender: Male

Patient is rotated slightly to the right.

Neck, chest, and upper abdomen are otherwise normal.

Case Discussion

The foreign body was endoscopically retrieved without any complication.


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