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Foreign Body Inhalation : CXR

 This child with peanut inhalation. 

 CXR is show below. Appearance is due to the check valve mechanism, where air enters the bronchus around the foreign body but cannot exit, the affected lung will usually appear overinflated and hyperlucent, with concomitant rib flaring and a depressed ipsilateral hemidiaphragm.

Foreign Body Inhalation : CXR Reviewed by Sumer Sethi on Thursday, February 25, 2021 Rating: 5

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