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Anaesthesia for excision of an intraoral mass in a neonate: use of a laryngeal mask during removal of congenital epulis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  18326145     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital epulis is a rare intraoral tumour of the newborn arising from gingival mucosa, most commonly from the alveolar ridge. It may interfere with normal feeding or potentially compromise respiration. We describe the anaesthetic management of one such case of a female infant born with a single epulis, approximately 3 cm in diameter, protruding from her mouth. The lesion was removed one day after delivery, under general anaesthesia using a laryngeal mask airway to control the infant's airway. The rationale for this management plan and alternatives to this strategy are discussed.
Authors:
S P Cheong; C J Fahy; M J Craigie
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia and intensive care     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0310-057X     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Publication Date:  2008 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2008-03-10     Completed Date:  2008-04-08     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342017     Medline TA:  Anaesth Intensive Care     Country:  Australia    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  116-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anaesthesia, Flinders Medical Centre, Bedford Park, South Australia, Australia.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Anesthesia, General / methods*
Anesthetics, Inhalation / administration & dosage*,  therapeutic use
Female
Gingiva / surgery
Gingival Neoplasms / congenital,  surgery*
Granular Cell Tumor / congenital,  surgery*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Laryngeal Masks*
Methyl Ethers / administration & dosage*,  therapeutic use
Oxygen / administration & dosage
Rare Diseases
Chemical
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Anesthetics, Inhalation; 0/Methyl Ethers; 28523-86-6/sevoflurane; 7782-44-7/Oxygen

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