Aspiration of foreign bodies that allow air passage through

Girit S.

Open Journal of Pediatrics, ss.90-93, 2011 (Hakemli Üniversite Dergisi)

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Vaka Takdimi
  • Basım Tarihi: 2011
  • Doi Numarası: 10.4236/ojped.2011.14021
  • Dergi Adı: Open Journal of Pediatrics
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.90-93


Aspiration of foreign bodies that allow air passage through Demet Can1 , Ozge Yilmaz2*, Suna Asilsoy1 , Saniye Gulle1 , Hasan Yuksel2 1 Department of Pediatric Allergy, Behcet Uz Children’s Hospital, Izmir, Turkey; 2 Department of Pediatric Allergy and Pulmonology, Medical Faculty, Celal Bayar University, Manisa, Turkey. Email: * Received 6 September 2011; revised 17 October 2011; accepted 3 November 2011. ABSTRACT 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. Keywords: Foreign Body; Aspiration; Children; Ventilation; Air Passage