Document Type: Case Report
Pulmonologist, Tehran University of Medical Scienses,Tehran,Iran
Lung Disease Research Center, Mashhad University of Medical Sciences,
Foreign bodies in upper airway may have various presentations and be life threatening. Leeches can attach to upper airway and cause serious problems. Herein we report a 55-year-old man with hemoptysis due to attachment of leech and explain our technique for its removal.