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Unheeded Foreign Body as a Cause of Persistent Pneumonia in a Child: A Case Report

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 5)

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Page : 639-641

Keywords : Foreign body; Persistent Pneumonia; Right Bronchus; Rigid Bronchoscopy;

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Foreign body aspiration is common in children and notorious for its delayed presentation. It is a well-known cause of persistent pneumonia. In Paediatric population, most common area of lungs involved is right main bronchus as it is more wide and straight. Here we are reporting a case report of foreign body presenting as chronic cough and pneumonia which went unnoticed by the parents at home. X Ray chest of child showed foreign body which was retrieved by rigid bronchoscopy under GA.

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