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CASE REPORT
Year : 2020  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 25-28

Anesthetic management of large tongue swelling in neonate and children: A series of four cases


Department of Anesthesia, B. J. Medical College and Civil Hospital, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

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Dr. Nilesh M Solanki
44-Devshrusti Bungalows-II, B/H Kena Bungalows, Motera Stadium Road, Motera, Sabarmati, Ahmedabad - 380 005, Gujarat
India
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DOI: 10.4103/BJOA.BJOA_11_19

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Management of neonatal airway is difficult due to its anatomical and physiological changes. The presence of intraoral pathology causes anticipated difficult intubation during the management of infant and children airway. Bleeding, difficult in visualizing the airway, and enlarged upper respiratory structures make airway management challenging for anesthesiologist. There is a risk in the postoperative period also for airway patency. In these case series, we described the management of difficult airway with large intraoral swelling.


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