The aspiration of foreign bodies into the bronchus frequently occurs in children as well as in elderly people. Foreign bodies in the airway not only cause chronic cough and pneumonia, but also result in life-threatening conditions, such as dyspnoea, cyanosis and death. This report presents the clinical characteristics of 9-year-old patient with sub-glottis in the foreign body. The foreign body was dental root canal instrument (reamer).
Key words: Foreign body, Aspiration, Emergency, Fatal.
Received: 2 May 2018 Revised: 16 May 2018 Accepted: 25 June 2018
Corresponding Author: Dr. Rahul VC Tiwari, FOGS, MDS, OMFS & Dentistry, JMMCH & RI, Thrissur, Kerala, India
This article may be cited as: Kesharwani PN, Tiwari R, Tiwari H, Charanpahari K, Bhoyar SC, Sulakhe A. Root Canal Instrument Retrieved from Subglottic Region: Critical Case Report. J Adv Med Dent Scie Res 2018;6(9):19-20.