Bronchoscopic Removal of Foreign Body
A 55 year old male presented with an accidental aspiration of a metallic foreign body while undergoing Root Canal procedure.
Diagnosis And Treatment:
Foreign body removal was done under General anaesthesia (I-Gel) using Flexible Bronchoscopy.
CT coronal section showiingforeign body in left mainbronchus
Bronchoscopicremoval of foreign body
Retrieved foreign body
Post procedurechest radiograph
About Author –
Dr. Mallu Gangadhar Reddy, Consultant Pulmonologist, Yashoda Hospitals - Hyderabad
MD, DNB (Pulmonology), FCCP (USA)