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Special considerations in vascular anomalies: airway management.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21095477     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Process    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Vascular anomalies are disorders of abnormal vasculogenesis or lymphogenesis. All types of vascular anomalies may involve the airway, causing varying degrees of upper airway obstruction as well as dysphagia and bleeding. Certain signs and symptoms may implicate airway involvement with a hemangioma or vascular malformation. It is necessary to distinguish a vascular anomaly from other airway lesions such as a congenital cyst. This is accomplished with imaging and endoscopy.
Authors:
Ian N Jacobs; Anne Marie Cahill
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Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Clinics in plastic surgery     Volume:  38     ISSN:  1558-0504     ISO Abbreviation:  Clin Plast Surg     Publication Date:  2011 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-11-24     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0424767     Medline TA:  Clin Plast Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  121-31     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Division of Otolaryngology, The Center for Pediatric Airway Disorders, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA. jacobsi@email.chop.edu
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