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CASE REPORT
Year : 2021  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 46-48

Hijab pin: Carinal invasion of a migrating airway foreign body


Department of Otorhinolaryngology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur, Rajasthan, India

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Dr. Bikram Choudhury
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Jodhpur - 342 005, Rajasthan
India
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DOI: 10.4103/aiao.aiao_19_20

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Foreign-body aspiration is a serious and deadly event which can lead to major complications. This is more common in children and if not promptly managed, can lead to significant complications. We here report a rare case of hijab pin inhalation into the trachea which migrated to the carina in a 3-year-old child which was successfully removed by rigid bronchoscopy.


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