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Impending Airway Compromise due to Cystic Hygroma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22224119     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report on a 3-month-old infant, who arrived in the pediatric emergency department (ED) with a cervical cystic hygroma causing an impending compromise of the airway. We recognize that such a lesion can rapidly progress, and the judicious use of imaging in the ED may help to avoid airway compromise and possibly fatal complications.
Authors:
Giora Weiser; Nira Beck-Razi; Itai Shavit
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The western journal of emergency medicine     Volume:  12     ISSN:  1936-9018     ISO Abbreviation:  West J Emerg Med     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-01-06     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101476450     Medline TA:  West J Emerg Med     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  368-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Rambam Health Care Campus, Meyer Children's Hospital, Rambam Health Care Campus, Haifa, Israel.
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