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Bronchial foreign bodies.
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PMID:  15448394     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Foreign body aspiration is an extremely serious problem in childhood with varied clinical presentation demanding high degree of suspicion on the part of clinician. Surgical emphysema of the neck and chest often complicates tracheostomy and sharp penetrating injuries to the neck perforating viscera of the aerodigestive tract. Rarely if follows chest injuries. But emphysema due to the neck of foreign bodies in the bronchus is quite rare. The authors hereby report four cases of surgical emphysema following foreign body aspiration into the tracheobronchial tree.
A M Shivakumar; Ashok S Naik; K Dillan Kumar Shetty; D S Praveen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  71     ISSN:  0019-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2004 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-09-27     Completed Date:  2004-12-16     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  849-52     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, J.J.M. Medical Collge, Davangere, Karnataka, India.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Foreign Bodies / diagnosis*,  surgery

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