A Press-Through-Pack in the Larynx

Masaki Kumagai, Katsuhisa Ikeda, Takeshi Oshima, Sigeru Nakatsuka, Tomonori Takasaka

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A case of a 96-year-old male with a foreign body in the larynx is reported. The foreign body was a press-through-pack (PTP), a plastic packing for medicine, 16 mm × 16 mm × 3 mm in size. The PTP was safely removed from the larynx under general anesthesia.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)293-295
Number of pages3
JournalTohoku Journal of Experimental Medicine
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1997 Dec


  • Foreign body
  • Larynx
  • Press-through-pack

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)


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