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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 26-29

Foreign Body Aspirations − Retrieval of Aspirated Pin Through Flexible Bronchoscope


Department of Pulmonology and Critical Care, Fortis Hospital, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

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Ankit Bhatia
Department of Pulmonology and Critical Care, Fortis Hospital, Noida, Uttar Pradesh
India
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DOI: 10.4103/jacp.jacp_6_17

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Foreign body (FB) aspirations are a frequent cause for distress, particularly among young children. The type of FB may determine the symptoms as well as treatment modality. Flexible bronchoscopy armed with a variety of accessories is the cornerstone of treatment involving removal of aspirated FBs. Removal of sharps particularly pins and needles is challenging because of the high chances of airway mucosa injury while in the process of removal. We present two similar cases of removal of sharp pins by using flexible bronchoscopy.


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