Hosting 723 files, 2931 images, and 4 contributors.

Random Case

Wegener's Granulomatosis
Joseph Junewick, MD FACR
over 6 years ago
Enter A Workflow
Standard2   Academic2

Please choose a workflow. A standard workflow allows you to browse the repository with full case detail; the academic workflow allows you to browse the repository with limited case detail revealed. Double click on the images to launch image viewer.

ARSt Case Repository

Case History

Teenager with wheezing. Inadvertently swallowed a self-extracted tooth yesterday.

Case Detail

Anatomy: Chest
Joseph Junewick, MD FACR
Diagnostic Category: Trauma
Created: over 5 years ago
Updated: over 5 years ago
Tags: PEDS
Modality/Study Types: CR
Adobe32 PDF Imagej32 ImageJA

Case Images

Academic Case Revealer (Click to Expand)

Reveal Findings

CR – PA and lateral views of the chest with photographic magnification of the right hilum show a primary molar in the right mainstem bronchus.

Reveal Discussion

Aspirated foreign bodies most commonly lodge in the right main stem bronchus although involvement of all lobes, including the upper lobes, has been documented. In the United States, peanuts are by far the most commonly aspirated material in children; less likely culprits include other organic material (such as hotdogs, candy, carrots, corn, peas, seeds, bones), medical and dental appliances, jewelry, toys, toothpicks and teeth.

Reveal Diagnosis

Aspirated Tooth

Corporate Office: 616.363.7272, 3264 North Evergreen Drive, Grand Rapids, MI 49525

Spectrum Health Helen Devos Childrens Hospital GE HealthCare