Singh A.,All India Institute of Medical Sciences |
Panda S.S.,All India Institute of Medical Sciences |
Panda M.,Bhagwat Pandit Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical science |
Srinivas M.,All India Institute of Medical Sciences
BMJ Case Reports | Year: 2013
Foreign body (FB) ingestion, a common and serious problem in children can present with a wide variety of symptoms. Oesophageal FB leading to severe acute respiratory distress is uncommon and requires urgent surgical intervenetion. We report an 8-month-old female child who presented with severe respiratory distress to casualty and was found to have a FB in her upper oesophagus. © Copyright 2013 BMJ Publishing Group.