Print this page Email this page
Users Online: 183
Home About us Editorial board Search Ahead of print Current issue Archives Submit article Instructions Subscribe Contacts Login 
CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 184-187

Late presenting foreign body and spontaneous exhalation in children: Myth vs reality


Department of Pediatric Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Patna, Bihar, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Amit K Sinha
Department of Paediatric Surgery, AIIMS, Patna, Bihar
India
Login to access the Email id

Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ais.ais_23_19

Rights and Permissions

Foreign body (FB) inhalation is frequent in infant and children. Prompt treatment is needed to avoid further complications. We here report two cases of FB right bronchus with delayed presentation. The children had history of FB inhalation which was not properly evaluated initially by their primary physicians. The children were brought to us due persistence of cough, vomiting and difficulty in breathing. Following evaluation, chest x-ray revealed FB in the airway of each of the patients, In both, there was accidental dislodgement of the FB before the specific intervention.


[FULL TEXT] [PDF]*
Print this article     Email this article
 Next article
 Previous article
 Table of Contents

 Similar in PUBMED
   Search Pubmed for
   Search in Google Scholar for
 Related articles
 Citation Manager
 Access Statistics
 Reader Comments
 Email Alert *
 Add to My List *
 * Requires registration (Free)
 

 Article Access Statistics
    Viewed241    
    Printed17    
    Emailed0    
    PDF Downloaded28    
    Comments [Add]    

Recommend this journal