Document Type

Case Report

Department

Emergency Medicine

Abstract

Tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration is a common, but often unobserved event in children. A delay in diagnosis can lead to difficulty in removal of the aspirated object. The present case report highlights a special intraoperative maneuver at thoracotomy that was adopted to remove an impacted foreign body that could not be removed at bronchoscopy.

Publication

Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP

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