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Bronchoscopic management of airway obstruction in pediatric endobronchial tuberculosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  16779468     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The present report describes a case of severe airway obstruction caused by endobronchial tuberculosis in an 11-year-old girl who was successfully treated by bronchoscopic balloon dilation. This case illustrates the insidious presentation and the increasingly important role of bronchoscopic intervention in the management of endobronchial tuberculosis. In addition, a brief literature review of the condition in the pediatric age group is included.
Authors:
Jeff S W Wong; Calvin S H Ng; Tak Wai Lee; Anthony P C Yim
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Canadian respiratory journal : journal of the Canadian Thoracic Society     Volume:  13     ISSN:  1198-2241     ISO Abbreviation:  Can. Respir. J.     Publication Date:    2006 May-Jun
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2006-06-16     Completed Date:  2006-11-01     Revised Date:  2009-11-18    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433332     Medline TA:  Can Respir J     Country:  Canada    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  219-21     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Prince of Wales Hospital, Shatin, NT, Hong Kong.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Bronchial Diseases / therapy*
Bronchoscopy*
Child
Female
Humans
Tuberculosis / therapy*
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