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New Emirates Medical Journal


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Case Report

Pneumopericardium after Foreign Body Aspiration: A Case Report

Author(s): Abdelgalil Ragab*, Tarek Al Salhani, Sallam Taha, Eyad Darraj and Kamal Moustafa

Volume 1 , Issue 1 , 2020

Page: [4 - 6] Pages: 3

DOI: 10.2174/0250688201901010004

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A case of spontaneous pneumopericardium occurred in the patient after the aspiration of no sharp foreign body. The patient was sent to Operation Theater (OT), bronchoscopic extraction of the foreign body was performed, and the patient was stable postoperatively. Serial follow up X-rayswere done and showed resolving of the pneumopericardium.

Keywords: Pneumopericardium, Foreign body aspiration, Bronchoscopy, Complications foreign, Body aspiration, Asymptomatic.

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