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Inhalation of a foreign body (FB) into the bronchial tree rarely occurs asymptomatically and, if leading to recurrent pneumonia, can be very difficult to diagnose. The present report deals with the case of a 10-year-old boy who had three episodes of pneumonia in the left lower lobe caused by the asymptomatic inhalation of a FB 12 months before. Standard(More)
While numerous surgical procedures which aim at modifying the mass and tension of the vocal cords have been successfully adopted in dealing with androphonia, the most suitable and the least traumatic appears to be cricothyroid approximation. The Authors report the method employed and the satisfactory results obtained in the case of a woman whose highly(More)