A rare whistling foreign body bronchus

Authors

  • Grace Budhiraja Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences Research, Bathinda, Punjab, India
  • Harsimrat Singh Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences Research, Bathinda, Punjab, India
  • Harpreet Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences Research, Bathinda, Punjab, India
  • Prabhjot Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences Research, Bathinda, Punjab, India
  • Nischai Goyal Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, Adesh Institute of Medical Sciences Research, Bathinda, Punjab, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.18203/issn.2454-5929.ijohns20232904

Keywords:

Bronchoscopy, FB, Whistle

Abstract

A case of toy-whistle as foreign body (FB) initially presented in sub-glottic location and later on got transferred to right segmental bronchus after induction of anaesthesia, is discussed. The FB was removed by rigid bronchoscopy.  This case is illustrative of the problem inherent in removal of FB from air passages in children. The relevant literature has been reviewed.

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Published

2023-09-27

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