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Aspiration of foreign bodies that allow air passage through

Author(s): Demet Can | Ozge Yilmaz | Suna Asilsoy | Saniye Gulle | Hasan Yuksel

Journal: Open Journal of Pediatrics
ISSN 2160-8741

Volume: 01;
Issue: 04;
Start page: 90;
Date: 2011;
Original page

Keywords: Foreign Body | Aspiration | Children | Ventilation | Air Passage

Foreign body aspiration is commonly encountered in children. In cases that foreign body does not disturb respiratory physiology, clinical and radiological diagnosis may be delayed leading to severe complications. Four cases with aspiration of a foreign body not obstructing ventilation and without typical clinical and radiological findings are discussed.

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