Impacted denture in the left bronchus: aspiration in an awake state
Keywords:Denture, Aspiration, Bronchus foreign body, Rigid bronchoscopy
Tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration is rare in adults. In adults it usually happens in a state of impaired alertness. We report a case of aspiration of a partial denture in an alert patient who presented with minimal symptoms. She was successfully treated with removal of the impacted denture from the left lower lobe bronchus by rigid bronchoscopy.
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