Mohamad, Irfan; Mohamad, Hazama; Ismail, Hashimah; Khamis, Nadzman; Othrub, Khaled
April 2010
Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences;Apr2010, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p482
Academic Journal
Iatrogenic foreign body in the airway is a known complication of medical treatment that may occur in various clinical settings. The foreign material can be from extraluminal or intraluminal source. The symptoms may manifest acutely or months and years after treatment. Our case highlighted the possibility of the dislodgement of the foreign body during retrieval from the initial site, and the importance of prompt identification and management.


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