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Repeated insertion of foreign bodies into the tracheobronchial tree via tracheostomy.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8320530     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of persistent pneumonia in a depressed adult woman occurring as a complication of the repeated insertion of foreign bodies into the trachea via a tracheostomy is presented. This is an unusual complication of tracheostomy but should be considered in cases of persistent or unusual pulmonary infection in tracheostomy patients.
P R Barnes; D A Lomas
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of laryngology and otology     Volume:  107     ISSN:  0022-2151     ISO Abbreviation:  J Laryngol Otol     Publication Date:  1993 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-08-04     Completed Date:  1993-08-04     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8706896     Medline TA:  J Laryngol Otol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  359-60     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neurology, Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
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MeSH Terms
Depression / complications
Foreign Bodies / complications,  etiology*
Pneumonia / etiology
Self-Injurious Behavior / complications

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