Segmented whistles found in compressible toys often get lodged in the tracheobronchial tree of infants and children and may remain asymptomatic as patients keep on breathing normally through the lumen of the whistle without much difficulty. Here 10 such cases are reported. The problems encountered in their management are also discussed.
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Munjal, M., Aulakh, P. & Sood, D. Whistle (EB.) in tracheobronchial tree (in paediatric age group) — 4 years study. IJO & HNS 51, 34–38 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03001550
- Foreign Body
- Tracheobronchial Tree
- Rigid Bronchoscopy
- Paediatric Medicine
- Postural Drainage