Foreign body aspiration in Hong Kong Chinese children.

  title={Foreign body aspiration in Hong Kong Chinese children.},
  author={K K Chik and Ting Yat Miu and Chun-hung Chan},
  journal={Hong Kong medical journal = Xianggang yi xue za zhi},
  volume={15 1},
OBJECTIVES To describe and compare the demographic, clinical, radiological, and bronchoscopy features and outcomes of children with foreign body aspiration in early- and late-diagnosis groups, to report the reasons for delay in diagnoses, and to determine what objects are commonly aspirated. DESIGN Retrospective study. SETTING Department of Paediatrics, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Hong Kong. PATIENTS All children younger than the age of 18 years with foreign body aspiration admitted to the… CONTINUE READING


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