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An unusual foreign body in the larynx

  • S. Hammerlin (a1) and R. Kapadia (a1)



A case of a needle lodged in the larynx is reported. The needle had been inhaled via an asthma inhaler.


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ENT Department, Lister Hospital, Stevenage, Herts SGI 4AB.


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Hannan, S. E., Pratt, D. S., Hannan, J. M., Brienza, L. T. (1984) Foreign body aspiration associated with the use of an aerosol inhaler. American Review of Respiratory Disease 129: 10251027.
Bell, S. C., Allen, D. H., Vandenburg, R. A. (1991) An unusual intrabronchial foreign body in an asthmatic patient. Medical Journal of Australia 154: 291.



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