International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Surgical | Saudi Arabia | Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021 | Rating: 4.5 / 10

Spring Pen; An Unusual Foreign Body Aspiration in a Child: A Case Report

Dr. Sihemmadi [2] | Dr Zoheirkermezli [3]

Abstract: Foreign body aspiration is a leading cause of death and morbidity in infants, and it should be avoided. FBA can cause a wide range of symptoms, from minor irritation to life-threatening emergencies. Numerous tracheobronchial foreign bodies have been published in the literature. We present the example of an 8-year- boy, foreign body aspiration is a significant and preventable source of mortality and morbidity. Aspiration, which is split into organic and inorganic FB aspiration, is still a common issue among young children. The most widely aspirated organic material is nuts and seeds, while inorganic material includes a wide variety of items such as plastic fragments, toy parts, beads, coins, sticks, and so on. (1), (2) Many influences, including age, sex, dietary habits, geographic location, and socioeconomic status, affect the essence of aspirated FB.8-year-old boy who came to us with no signs of respiratory problems. The diagnosis of a foreign body aspiration was made based on the history and evaluation, and the bulb was extracted from the right main bronchus using diagnostic rigid bronchoscopy.

Keywords: Foreign body aspiration, spring pen, main bronchus, rigid bronchoscopy

Edition: Volume 10 Issue 5, May 2021,

Pages: 113 - 114

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