NEALE BARNES, M.D.; JAMES GRAHAM, M.D.; ALAN S. RUBENSTEIN, M.D.
The present understanding of illness caused by foreign bodies lodged in the air and food passages is due largely to the contributions of Jackson and Jackson.1 Others have added to the literature as the recognition of this problem has gained momentum, so that now the presence of a foreign body in the bronchus must be considered in the differential diagnosis of a great many pulmonary problems. Illnesses caused by aspirated foreign bodies are unique in their unlimited variation of clinical manifestations and mimicry of other diseases.1-4 The proper diagnosis is imperative for correct treatment; in few other major pulmonary diseases
BARNES N, GRAHAM J, RUBENSTEIN AS. HEMOPTYSIS CAUSED BY ASPIRATED GLASS FOREIGN BODY1. Ann Intern Med. ;54:759–763. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-54-4-759
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