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Congenital supraglottic cyst: a rare cause of stridor.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10878877     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital laryngeal cysts are very rare and if mismanaged, lead to a high incidence of morbidity and mortality. The case may present as severe stridor and emergent management can obviate a tracheostomy, achieving cure in the process. We report here a case of supraglottic cyst, which was completely occluding the airway and was managed in the emergency setting.
Authors:
D Jha; R C Deka
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  67     ISSN:  0019-5456     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2000 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-07-20     Completed Date:  2000-07-20     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  INDIA    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  311-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Otolaryngology, Head and Neck Surgery, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cysts / complications*,  congenital*
Glottis*
Humans
Infant
Laryngeal Diseases / complications,  congenital
Male
Respiratory Sounds / etiology*

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