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Indian J Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Mar;59(1):63-5. doi: 10.1007/s12070-007-0019-0. Epub 2007 Apr 26.

Unusual case of laryngeal foreign body.

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Department of ENT, L G Hospital, Paldi, India.


The Foreign bodies in respiratory tract have been major cause of morbidity and present as challenge to otolaryngologists. Despite improvement in medical care and public awareness, they are major concern for otolaryngologists. The spectrum of presentation varies widely from sudden death due to respiratory obstruction to accidental finding during routine investigations. A case of unusual presentation of laryngeal foreign body with just loss of voice is described here.


foreign body; larynx

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