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Iron lung: bronchoscopic and pathological consequences of aspiration of ferrous sulphate.
  1. D J Godden,
  2. K M Kerr,
  3. S J Watt,
  4. J S Legge
  1. Department of Thoracic Medicine, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary.


    Acute bronchial damage was caused by aspiration of a ferrous sulphate tablet, early histological changes (unlike in the few previously reported cases) being observed in the biopsy specimens.

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