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Expecting the unexpected, foreign body bronchus masquerading as subglottic stenosis: A Case Report
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  • Deepak Paudel,
  • Raunak Dahal,
  • Bajarang Sah,
  • Shyam Chettri,
  • Pravid Gajurel
Deepak Paudel
BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
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Raunak Dahal
BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
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Bajarang Sah
BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
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Shyam Chettri
BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
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Pravid Gajurel
BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences
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Abstract

It is a rare event that a patient suspected to have a subglottic stenosis actually has a foreign body bronchus. We report a suspected case of subglottic stenosis secondary to partial hanging and prolonged intubation. However, surprisingly the rigid bronchoscopy revealed a betel nut at the level of carina.

Peer review status:UNDER REVIEW

15 Jun 2021Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
16 Jun 2021Submission Checks Completed
16 Jun 2021Assigned to Editor
23 Jun 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned
09 Jul 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
12 Jul 2021Editorial Decision: Revise Minor
06 Sep 20211st Revision Received
07 Sep 2021Submission Checks Completed
07 Sep 2021Assigned to Editor
07 Sep 2021Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
07 Sep 2021Reviewer(s) Assigned