Acute airway obstruction secondary to bilateral broncholithiasis

Chest. 2000 Apr;117(4):1205-7. doi: 10.1378/chest.117.4.1205.

Abstract

We report a case of acute airway obstruction secondary to bilateral broncholiths. Successful management was achieved with rigid bronchoscopy.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Aged
  • Aged, 80 and over
  • Airway Obstruction / diagnosis
  • Airway Obstruction / etiology*
  • Airway Obstruction / surgery
  • Bronchial Diseases / complications*
  • Bronchial Diseases / diagnosis
  • Bronchial Diseases / surgery
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Diagnosis, Differential
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Lithiasis / complications*
  • Lithiasis / diagnosis
  • Lithiasis / surgery
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed