Video laryngoscopy as a device for removal of foreign body in the laryngopharynx
Background: Foreign bodies in the hypo pharynx unusually present needle stick nature, and not tend to perforate the mucosa. The most common in this region are described EC spines of fish, but a wide variety of objects have been found. In this case were rice husk (oryza sativa). The following case report describe the foreign body removing with devices usually used for intubation.
Case report: a female patient, 28 years old, admitted to the emergency HRC with complaints of pain and irritation in the throat (herringbone). Was referred for endoscopy diagnosis of foreign body in the oesophagus and submitted to EDA under general anesthesia without visualizing abnormalities.
Conclusions: video laryngoscopy devices can be used to remove most foreign body in the hypo pharynx after several attempts by other techniques.
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