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International Journal of Recent Trends in Science and Technology, ISSN 2277-2812 E-ISSN: 2249-8109

Volume 7, Issue 3, July 2013 pp 100-102

Case Report

An Unusual Presentation of Impacted Foreign-Body in the Larynx: A Case Report

 Rameshwar T. Pawar*, Girish V. Thakur**, Amit Thote***, Anup Gilada***

{*Assistant Professor, **Associate Professor, ***Resident} Department of Otorhinolaryngology, Government Medical College, Latur, Maharashtra, INDIA.


Academic Editor : Dr. Aher K.R.



Most airway foreign body aspirations occur ichildren younger than 15 years; children aged 1-3 years are the most susceptible. Vegetable matter tends to be the most common airway foreign body; peanuts are the most common food item aspirated. Our case become unique in the sense that in spite of being horny projections of foreign vegetative material retained for almost 30 hours, patient presented with no signs of laryngeal spasm.