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Incubation problem in a case of cystic hygroma complicated by a laryngotracheal haemangioma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7270847     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In dealing with this case of cystic hygroma a non-routine intubation was expected and some of the possible problems anticipated. However, the unusual nature of the difficulty encountered was not initially apparent and presented special problems, both with initial and subsequent management of the patient. The presence of a primary laryngeal condition in this case presented another life-threatening feature. Not only was the airway narrowed, but intubation could not be easily achieved and the possibility of haemorrhage into the respiratory tract existed. The outcome of the case reflects the high mortality associated with this essentially benign condition.
Authors:
P Evans
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Anaesthesia     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0003-2409     ISO Abbreviation:  Anaesthesia     Publication Date:  1981 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-10-25     Completed Date:  1981-10-25     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0370524     Medline TA:  Anaesthesia     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  696-8     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Female
Head and Neck Neoplasms / complications*
Hemangioma / complications*
Humans
Infant, Newborn
Intubation, Intratracheal*
Laryngeal Neoplasms / complications*
Lymphangioma / complications*
Respiration Disorders / etiology,  therapy*
Tracheal Neoplasms / complications*

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