Aspiration of Barium Contrast
Fuentes Santos, Cristina
- Publisher: Hindawi Publishing Corporation
Case Reports in Pulmonology,
(issn: 2090-6846, eissn: 2090-6854)
Diseases of the respiratory system | Case Report | RC705-779 | Article Subject
The aspiration of barium contrast is a rare complication that may occur during studies of the digestive tract. Barium is an inert material that can cause anywhere from an asymptomatic mechanical obstruction to serious symptoms of respiratory distress that can result in ...