A rare case of coin impaction in larynx in an adult

  • Gautam Bir Singh | garvbirsingh@yahoo.com Lady Hardinge Medical College & Associated Hospitals, New Delhi-110001 [University Of Delhi], India.
  • Anil K Rai Department of otorhinolaryngology and head-neck surgery, Lady Hardinge, Medical College and Associated Hospitals, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India, India.
  • Hukum Singh Department of otorhinolaryngology and head-neck surgery, Lady Hardinge, Medical College and Associated Hospitals, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India, India.
  • Anubha Varun Department of otorhinolaryngology and head-neck surgery, Lady Hardinge, Medical College and Associated Hospitals, Vardhman Mahavir Medical College and Safdarjung Hospital, New Delhi, India, India.

Abstract

Impaction of foreign body in larynx is reported exclusively in paediatric population only. Moreover impaction of coin in larynx has never been reported previously. With this background, we report a rare case of coin impaction in larynx in a healthy adult.

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Gautam Bir Singh, Lady Hardinge Medical College & Associated Hospitals, New Delhi-110001 [University Of Delhi]

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,

DEPARTMENT OF OTORHINOLARYNGOLOGY

LADY HARDINGE MEDICAL COLLEGE & ASSOCIATED HOSPITALS. NEW DELHI-121007.INDIA

Published
2011-04-04
Section
Case Reports
Keywords:
foreign body-coin, larynx
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How to Cite
Singh, G., Rai, A., Singh, H., & Varun, A. (2011). A rare case of coin impaction in larynx in an adult. Clinics and Practice, 1(1), e3. https://doi.org/10.4081/cp.2011.e3