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Clinical Case Review: Foreign Body Aspiration

Dr. Menager, PGY-1 EM resident at HUM, describes the presentation and reviews CT findings in the case of a young boy who presented to the Emergency Department with a story concerning for a tracheal foreign body. Serial chest x-rays in the ED showed worsening infiltrates.

Initial chest x-ray

Initial chest x-ray

Repeat x-xray

Repeat chest x-ray after 12 hours


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