International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Pediatrics | India | Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020

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

Dr. Ajay Vaid [3] | Dr. Amar Singh Thakur [3] | Dr. Mohit Bajaj [4] | Dr. Varsha Mishra | Dr. Ayush Sopori

Abstract: 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.

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

Edition: Volume 9 Issue 5, May 2020,

Pages: 639 - 641

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