A delayed spontaneous expulsion of a three teeth bridge afte
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Aspiration of tooth is much more common in children. Adult reported cases are mainly during trauma or absence of gag reflex secondary to neurological problems or during intubation. The main treatment approach is by removing the foreign body using rigid or flesible bronchoscope as soon as the condition is discovered.

Case Report:
A 60-year-old lady known to have ischemic heart disease underwent coronary artery bypass grafting. She is also known to have multiple dental problems with two fixed bridge treatments (three teeth each) being stable for years. After the recovery of her cardiac surgery, she and the family noticed that one of her three teeth bridge is missing. Five day's postsurgery her condition was complicated by right sided pneumonia that required prolonged treatment. She was discharged home 3 weeks later, but continued to have irritating severe continuous bouts of cough. Six months later; during one of her strongest bouts of cough she had spontaneous expulsion of her intact three teeth bridge and brought it to her doctor. Cough subsided, and her chest X-ray and computed tomography scan showed no evidence of bronchiectasis as a consequence of the condition...

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