Occult coiled drinking straw aspiration.

A 23-year-old man had a 7-month history of recurrent right lower lobe pneumonia. Flexible fiber-optic bronchoscopy revealed an occluded bronchus intermedius. Rigid bronchoscopy demonstrated a coiled drinking straw in the bronchial lumen, which was removed by forceps. This article represents the first reported case of an aspirated coiled drinking straw… CONTINUE READING