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The boy that coughed up a sweet corn
  1. C D Okereke
  1. Mr C D Okereke, Accident and Emergency Department, Dewsbury and District Hospital, Halifax Road, WF13 4HS, UK; chikezieo{at}

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Foreign-body inhalation associated with acute symptoms, such as coughing, dyspnoea and cyanosis, is usually promptly diagnosed. When, however, the event is not witnessed, or when all acute symptoms are absent, diagnosis can be difficult.1 …

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