Inhaled foreign body





Epidemiology

  • Incidence: 1.50 cases per 100,000 person-years
  • Peak incidence: 1-5 years
  • Sex ratio: 1:1
Condition Relative
incidence
Asthma in children533.33
Acute epiglottitis1.33
Inhaled foreign body1
<1 1-5 6+ 16+ 30+ 40+ 50+ 60+ 70+ 80+

Clinical features

Symptoms