TITLE

IATROGENIC FOREIGN BODY FROM LEFT TO RIGHT BRONCHUS: THE LESSONS LEARNT

AUTHOR(S)
Mohamad, Irfan; Mohamad, Hazama; Ismail, Hashimah; Khamis, Nadzman; Othrub, Khaled
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Pakistan Journal of Medical Sciences;Apr2010, Vol. 26 Issue 2, p482
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
54424923

 

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