This paper present an unusual case of acute upper respiratory obstruction due to an inhaled grape necessitating acute surgical measures. Study of the literature proves laryngeal foreign bodies to be a rare occurrence but infinitely more dramatic and life-threatening than either oesophageal or bronchial foreign bodies. Successful management entails prompt surgical intervention coupled with at times, surgical ingenuity.
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Kalan, A., Tariqs, M. An unusual foreign body producing acute laryngeal obstruction. IJO & HNS 51, 74–76 (1999). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF03001562
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