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CASE REPORT
Year : 2017  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 172-174

Bronchial foreign body: An accidental finding


1 Department of Paediatrics, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano, Nigeria
2 Department of Paediatrics, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Bayero University Kano, Kano, Nigeria

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Ibrahim Aliyu
Department of Paediatrics, Aminu Kano Teaching Hospital, Kano
Nigeria
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/ijmbs.ijmbs_45_17

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Airway foreign body aspiration is more common in younger children of <3 years of age; it commonly affects the right bronchus and is often characterized by sudden onset of coughing, choking, and difficulty in breathing. We report a case of a 6-year-old girl who presented with fever, cough, and difficulty in breathing who never had any preceding episode or witnessed choking or gagging event, she was diagnosed of pneumonia, and a chest X-ray revealed a left bronchial foreign body. She had bronchoscopy and the foreign body was removed successfully.


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