Neglected obstructive pneumonia.

@article{Boattini2012NeglectedOP,
  title={Neglected obstructive pneumonia.},
  author={Matteo Boattini and Nuno Ricardo Costa and Nicole Murinello and Rogerio Matos},
  journal={BMJ case reports},
  year={2012},
  volume={2012}
}
To cite: Boattini M, Costa N, Murinello N, et al. BMJ Case Reports Published online: 14 December 2012 doi:10.1136/bcr-2012007270 DESCRIPTION A 68-year-old man with type 2 diabetes mellitus, hypertension and history of laryngeal cancer surgery with tracheostomy was operated on in 1993 and right chest rib chondrosarcoma surgery was performed in 1997. The patient presented with fever and acute right sided hypochondrium pain. Lung examination showed decreased breath sounds over the right posterior… CONTINUE READING

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Diagnosing airway FB with obstructive pneumonia is challenging because the nature of the FB is highly variable , the clinical and radiological findings are frequently non - specific and the patients do not always report history of choking .
Diagnosing airway FB with obstructive pneumonia is challenging because the nature of the FB is highly variable , the clinical and radiological findings are frequently non - specific and the patients do not always report history of choking .
CoughingNo subtypeDyspnea
Neither history of FB aspiration ( FBA ) nor FBA - related chronic symptoms such as cough , haemoptysis , dyspnoea , wheeze or recurrent pneumonia were recalled by the patient .
DyspneaNo subtypeCoughing
Neither history of FB aspiration ( FBA ) nor FBA - related chronic symptoms such as cough , haemoptysis , dyspnoea , wheeze or recurrent pneumonia were recalled by the patient .
Neither history of FB aspiration ( FBA ) nor FBA - related chronic symptoms such as cough , haemoptysis , dyspnoea , wheeze or recurrent pneumonia were recalled by the patient .
Neither history of FB aspiration ( FBA ) nor FBA - related chronic symptoms such as cough , haemoptysis , dyspnoea , wheeze or recurrent pneumonia were recalled by the patient .
BMJ Case Reports Published online : 14 December 2012 doi:10.1136/bcr-2012007270 DESCRIPTION A 68-year - old man with type 2 diabetes mellitus , hypertension and history of laryngeal cancer surgery with tracheostomy was operated on in 1993 and right chest rib chondrosarcoma surgery was performed in 1997 .
BMJ Case Reports Published online : 14 December 2012 doi:10.1136/bcr-2012007270 DESCRIPTION A 68-year - old man with type 2 diabetes mellitus , hypertension and history of laryngeal cancer surgery with tracheostomy was operated on in 1993 and right chest rib chondrosarcoma surgery was performed in 1997 .
Neither history of FB aspiration ( FBA ) nor FBA - related chronic symptoms such as cough , haemoptysis , dyspnoea , wheeze or recurrent pneumonia were recalled by the patient .
Neither history of FB aspiration ( FBA ) nor FBA - related chronic symptoms such as cough , haemoptysis , dyspnoea , wheeze or recurrent pneumonia were recalled by the patient .
DyspneaNo subtypeWheezing
Neither history of FB aspiration ( FBA ) nor FBA - related chronic symptoms such as cough , haemoptysis , dyspnoea , wheeze or recurrent pneumonia were recalled by the patient .
WheezingNo subtypeDyspnea
Neither history of FB aspiration ( FBA ) nor FBA - related chronic symptoms such as cough , haemoptysis , dyspnoea , wheeze or recurrent pneumonia were recalled by the patient .
FeverNo subtypePain
The patient presented with fever and acute right sided hypochondrium pain .
PainNo subtypeFever
The patient presented with fever and acute right sided hypochondrium pain .
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