Light Emitting Diode (LED) Bulb Aspiration in Northern Ghana: A Case Report and Literature Review

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Theophilus Adjeso
Adamu Issaka

Abstract

Light emitting diode (LED) bulb is an unusual cause of foreign body aspiration. We present a case of a 6-year-old boy who reported with a four-day history of difficulty in breathing and cough following a LED bulb aspiration retrieved via rigid bronchoscopy. This present case suggests that LED bulb should be considered in the differential diagnosis of foreign body aspirations in our environment.

Keywords:
LED, bulb, aspiration, bronchoscopy, northern, Ghana.

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Adjeso, T., & Issaka, A. (2020). Light Emitting Diode (LED) Bulb Aspiration in Northern Ghana: A Case Report and Literature Review. International Journal of Medical and Pharmaceutical Case Reports, 13(2), 26-29. https://doi.org/10.9734/ijmpcr/2020/v13i230119
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Case Report

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