Cystic Teratoma of Face and Scalp - Management of Difficult Pediatric Airway by Modification of Conventional Technique

Authors

  • Mona Arya
  • J S Dali
  • Farah Hussain
  • Yogesh Kumar Sarin Maulana Azad Medical College, New Delhi, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.21699/jns.v6i4.667

Keywords:

Cystic teratoma, Paediatric difficult airway, Retromolar intubation

Abstract

Management of pediatric difficult airway has always been a challenge to the anesthesiologist. Effective airway management includes proper assessment of the airway, anticipation of difficulties, good preparation & team work. We present a unique case of 6-week-old infant posted for excision of a large cystic teratoma of face and scalp where the airway was secured effectively by using the retro-molar intubation and modification of conventional technique of ventilation and laryngoscopy.

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Published

2017-10-08

How to Cite

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Arya M, Dali JS, Hussain F, Sarin YK. Cystic Teratoma of Face and Scalp - Management of Difficult Pediatric Airway by Modification of Conventional Technique. J Neonatal Surg [Internet]. 2017Oct.8 [cited 2021Jul.30];6(4):82. Available from: https://www.jneonatalsurg.com/ojs/index.php/jns/article/view/411

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