Ammar El Kheir1 and Chadi AL Alam2*
1Pediatrics, Pediatric Pulmonary and Allergic Diseases, Saudi German Hospital, Dammam, KSA and Haykel Hospital, El Koura, Lebanon
2Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology, American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology - ACPN, Abu Dhabi, UAE and Haykel Hospital, El Koura, Lebanon
*Corresponding Author: Chadi AL Alam, Pediatrics and Pediatric Neurology, American Center for Psychiatry and Neurology - ACPN, Abu Dhabi, UAE and Haykel Hospital, El Koura, Lebanon.
Received: November 08, 2022; Published: December 28, 2022
We present in this case an adolescent Lebanese male patient who initially was treated for resistant pneumonia by another physician since 8 months without improvement. Symptoms was consistent with coughing and episodes of fever. During the second hospitalization under intravenous antibiotics, he was not improving, and pulmonology consultation was done. A bronchial cast was suspected due the history of non-treated asthma and the imaging. Patient underwent bronchoscopy for the removal of the cast with direct amelioration of symptoms and imaging follow up.
Keywords: Bronchial Cast; Bronchoscopy; Atelectasis; Resistant Pneumonia; Non-treated Asthma
Citation: Ammar El Kheir and Chadi AL Alam. “Case Report of a Left Upper Bronchial Cast in A Lebanese Adolescent Patient Diagnosed After Persistent Pneumonia with Obstruction Removed by Dual Rigid and Flexible Bronchoscopy". Acta Scientific Clinical Case Reports 4.1 (2023): 45-48.
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