Laryngeal foreign body mistreated as recurrent laryngitis and croup for one year.


Foreign body aspiration (FBA) is a common, dangerous problem among children of all ages. Laryngeal foreign bodies may present with less severe symptoms compared to lower respiratory tract foreign bodies, resulting in misdiagnosis, confusion and delay. We present the case of a 20-month-old girl with laryngeal foreign body unrecognized for one year. She was… (More)


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