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Table 3 Location of foreign body and related examination and radiological findings

From: Clinical variables responsible for early and late diagnosis of foreign body aspiration in pediatrics age group

Location on the basis of bronchoscopy Respiratory examination Radiological findings (x ray)
Left bronchus    X ray done 100%
Decreased left sided chest movements 26.3%
X ray showed left sided FB 42.1%
Decreased air entry on left side 47.4% Left lung collapse 21.1%
Decreased air entry on right side 5.3% Mediastinal shift to left 5.3%
Rhonchi 36.9%
Mediastinal shift to right 5.3%
Crepitus 31.6%
Right bronchus    X ray done 100%
Decreased right sided chest movements 5.9% X ray showed right sided FB 41.4%
Right lung collapse 17.7%
Decreased air entry on right side 64.7% Mediastinal shift to right 5.9%
Decreased air entry on left side 5.9% Mediastinal shift to left 11.8%
Rhonchi 47.1% Pericardial pneumonitis 11.8%
Crepitus 17.7%