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Unformatted text preview: Foreign Body In The Lung Dr. Pushpa Raj Sharma Professor of Child Health Institute of Medicine, Foreign body in the Lung The most important clinical causes of dyspnea are croup, epiglottitis, foreign body aspiration, and bronchial obstruction. MMW Fortschr Med. 2004 Apr 29;146(18):39-40, 42-3. Choking episodes, coughing and decreased breath sounds were determined in a significantly higher number of the patients with FBA. Tokar B, Ozkan R, Ilhan H. Clin Radiol. 2004 Jul;59(7):609-15. Site of Lodging of Foreign Body Right Main Bronchus Shivakumar AM, Naik AS, Shetty KD, Praveen DS. Indian J Pediatr. 2004 Sep;71(9):849-52. The diameter of the right main bronchus is larger than the left, The angle of divergence from the tracheal axis is smaller on the right, Airflow through the right lung is greater than through the left, The carina is more likely to be located to the left of midline rather than to the right. Ref: Shivakumar AM, Naik AS, Shetty KD, Praveen DS. Indian J Pediatr. Indian J Pediatr....
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This note was uploaded on 12/24/2011 for the course STEP 1 taught by Professor Dr.aslam during the Fall '11 term at Montgomery College.

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