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Revista Portuguesa de Pneumologia

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GUIMARAES, Miguel et al. Tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration simulating asthma attack: A case report. Rev Port Pneumol [online]. 2007, vol.13, n.2, pp.281-285. ISSN 0873-2159.

Wheezing is a major symptom of asthma although it may be present in other pathologies. Foreign body aspiration a situation that often remains hidden for long periods of time. The authors present a case report of an asthmatic victim of workplace accident with aspiration of foreign body that was only suspected after some time.

Keywords : Asthma; tracheobronchial foreign body aspiration; bronchoscopy; adult.

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