Pneumopericardium after Foreign Body Aspiration: A Case Report
Abdelgalil Ragab1, *, Tarek Al Salhani1, Sallam Taha1, Eyad Darraj1, Kamal Moustafa1
1 Department of ENT, Dubai Hospital, Dubai, UAE
A case of spontaneous pneumopericardium occurred in the patient after the aspiration of no sharp foreign body. The patient was sent to Operation Theater (OT), bronchoscopic extraction of the foreign body was performed, and the patient was stable postoperatively. Serial follow up X-rays- were done and showed resolving of the pneumopericardium.
Keywords: Pneumopericardium, Foreign body aspiration, Bronchoscopy, Complications foreign, Body aspiration, Asymptomatic.
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Dr. Abdullah Shehab has 22 years of experience in Internal medicine, cardiology and interventional cardiology and medical education. Currently, he serves as the General Secretary of Emirates Cardiac Society and Vice President of Gulf Intervention Society. He is a Fellow of royal college of physicians UK, American college of physician, European society of cardiology, of American college of cardiology, American society of cardiac intervention and fellow of American heart association. Professor Shehab is the Chief editor of Emirates Medical Journal and also serves as editor in many other regional and international journals. Dr. Shehab has published 149 paper in Medline. His research interest includes: Heart failure, Coronary artery disease, Dyslipidaemia, Hypertension, Arrhythmias, Cardiac intervention, Cardiac imaging, Screening for cardiac disease in sport players, Cardiovascular disease in pregnancy.