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Barium aspiration in an infant: a case report and review of management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  24818122     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
We describe a case of bilateral inhalation of barium in an infant following a barium swallow for investigation of dusky spells associated with feeds. A bronchoscopy subsequently revealed the presence of a mid-tracheal tracheo-esophageal cleft. To date, little has been reported on barium aspiration in children and there is no consensus for management. We review the literature on barium aspiration, its consequences, and make recommendations for management.
M Jackson; N Kapur; V Goyal; K Choo; A Sarikwal; I B Masters; Alan F Isles
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Review     Date:  2014-05-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Frontiers in pediatrics     Volume:  2     ISSN:  2296-2360     ISO Abbreviation:  Front Pediatr     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-05-12     Completed Date:  2014-06-24     Revised Date:  2014-06-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101615492     Medline TA:  Front Pediatr     Country:  Switzerland    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  37     Citation Subset:  -    
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