Sunflower seed aspiration

Case contributed by Dr Mohamed Hossam el Deen


A child with history of sunflower seed aspiration, came to the ER after an episode of synopsis and difficult breathing.

Patient Data

Age: Not availabe
Gender: Male

CT chest without contrast and 3D reconstructed navigation demonstrates foreign body at the level of entry of right main bronchus .

Case Discussion

Right main bronchus is a common tract for aspirated foreign bodies as it is more aligned with the trachea.

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Case information

rID: 46905
Published: 22nd Jul 2016
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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