[Scar changes in the bronchus caused by a foreign body]

Wiad Lek. Jan-Jun 1995;48(1-12):140-2.
[Article in Polish]


Long lasting recurrent pneumonia in 13-year-old girl was been described. The main cause was the foreign body (pawn of plastic) covered in intermediate bronchus. Bronchoscopy revealed scars in type of "bridges" narrowing intermediate bronchus. The foreign body and the scar changes were removed.

Publication types

  • Case Reports
  • English Abstract

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Bronchi*
  • Bronchoscopy
  • Cicatrix / diagnosis
  • Cicatrix / etiology*
  • Cicatrix / surgery
  • Female
  • Foreign Bodies / complications*
  • Foreign Bodies / diagnosis
  • Humans
  • Pneumonia / etiology*