Severe sand aspiration: a case report with complete recovery.

  title={Severe sand aspiration: a case report with complete recovery.},
  author={Chanin Glinjongol and Surachai Kiatchaipipat and Somchai Thepcharoenniran},
  journal={Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand = Chotmaihet thangphaet},
  volume={87 7},
A 5-year-old boy, previously healthy, was admitted to Ratchaburi Hospital after being buried in a sand pile. He presented with dyspnea and tachypnea. Chest radiograph showed opaque particles in both main and segmental bronchi (sand bronchogram). The first attempt of bronchoscopy was unsatisfactory as a considerable amount of sand particles had migrated… CONTINUE READING