Delayed presentation of paediatric tracheal foreign body


We report the case of a 21-month-old child who, after a choking episode, presented with a 4 week history of occasional respiratory wheeze on exertion. A plastic foreign body in the mid trachea was retrieved on bronchoscopy. The delay in presentation was related to the presence of a lumen within the foreign body permitting ventilation. The case demonstrates… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00405-007-0250-z


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