A unique foreign body in bronchus: surgical challenge

Authors

  • Bharti Solanki Dept. of ORL, MDM, Hospital, Dr. S.N.Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan
  • Govind Narayan Purohit Dept. of ORL, MDM, Hospital, Dr. S.N.Medical College, Jodhpur, Rajasthan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v17i2.8854

Keywords:

Foreign body, Bronchus.

Abstract

Exogenous foreign bodies in tracheo bronchial tree are not uncommon, particularly in children. The gold standard principal of foreign body management is bronchoscopic removal and this procedure becomes difficult and challenging in cases of large and smooth foreign body as occur in our case. The present article reports a case of unique and large foreign body i.e. intact glass bulb in right main bronchus.

Key words: Foreign body; Bronchus.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v17i2.8854

BJO 2011; 17(2): 132-134

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Solanki, B., & Purohit, G. N. (2011). A unique foreign body in bronchus: surgical challenge. Bangladesh Journal of Otorhinolaryngology, 17(2), 132–134. https://doi.org/10.3329/bjo.v17i2.8854

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