Annals of Thoracic Medicine
CASE REPORT
Year
: 2007  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 124--125

Whistle in the bronchus


Parvaiz A Koul, Abdul Wahid, Tariq A Bhat, Tajamul Hussain 
 Department of Internal and Pulmonary Medicine, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar, Kashmir, India

Correspondence Address:
Parvaiz A Koul
Department of Internal and Pulmonary, Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences, Soura, Srinagar - 190 011, Kashmir
India

An 18-year-old male presented with 4 weeks«SQ» history of productive cough and fever that had started 1 day after alleged ingestion of a plastic whistle. Multiple courses of antibiotics had proved ineffective. Crepitation and a localized wheeze on right chest were observed on clinical examination. Chest radiograph showed a right-sided pneumonitis. Bronchoscopy revealed a grayish-black foreign body in the right bronchial tree, which was retrieved and found to be the «SQ»lost whistle.«SQ» The patient improved dramatically following the procedure.


How to cite this article:
Koul PA, Wahid A, Bhat TA, Hussain T. Whistle in the bronchus.Ann Thorac Med 2007;2:124-125


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Koul PA, Wahid A, Bhat TA, Hussain T. Whistle in the bronchus. Ann Thorac Med [serial online] 2007 [cited 2021 Mar 5 ];2:124-125
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