International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Science | India | Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021

LED-A Rare Case of Foreign Body Aspiration-A Case Report

Dr Jerry Mathew [2] | Dr Ashish Nair [7]

Abstract: An 8-month child presenting with acute onset of cough and noisy breathing to the EMD. On evaluation the baby appears to be in stridor with drooling of saliva and features of cyanosis. Urgent chest X-ray AP view (figure 1) showed a pin like structure in the laryngeal area. We performed an urgent rigid bronchoscopy and the foreign body turned out to be a light-emitting diode (LED) bulb. We hereby, report our experience of LED bulb aspiration in children, with an aim to raise the awareness of clinicians about this potentially life-threatening emergency presenting in the ER

Keywords: LED, Foreign Body, Aspiration, Rigid Bronchoscopy

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 12, December 2021,

Pages: 113 - 115

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