Foreign body within right main bronchus - infant

Discussion:

8 month old male child presented to pediatrician with complaints of breathlessness and cough of one day duration. Child was advised CT chest to rule out foreign body.

CT chest showed soft tissue density foreign body in distal right main bronchus causing air trapping in entire right lung. 

Child underwent bronchoscopy and retrieval of the intrabronchial foreign body. The crescent shaped foreign body was "areca nut". 

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