An-Najah National University

Anwar Akram Issa Dudin


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  • Saturday, January 1, 1994
  • Foreign Body Aspiration Among Palestinian Children
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  • A review of the records of 110 children admitted to Makassed Hospital between 1986 and 1992, with the diagnosis of foreign body aspiration.

    Results include:
    - 74% of the cases were between nine months and three years of age.
    - The male to female ratio was 3:2.
    - Most foreign bodies were lodged in the right main bronchus.
    - The most common foreign bodies were melon seeds.
    - The most common presenting features were chocking and / or acute respiratory distress.
    - Overall mortality rate was 1.8%.

    Bull. Palest. Ch. Soc., 1:1, 47-55, 1994, 8 pp.

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