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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 2  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 95-97

Difficult mask ventilation rescued by a pediatric facemask

Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institution of Medical Science (AIIMS), Rishikesh, India

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Nishith Govil
Department of Anesthesiology, AIIMS Rishikesh, Virbhadra Rd, Near Barrage, Sturida Colony, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249203
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DOI: 10.15562/bjoa.v2i3.101

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Anesthetic challenges arises in securing airway due to difficult mask ventilation because of obstructed nasal passage and unanticipated intraoral extension by a tumour mass leading to difficult intubation also. This sometime lead to the dreaded path of “Cannot Intubate & Cannot Ventilate”. We are describing a successfully managed case of ossifying fibroma arising from the maxilla causing difficulty in ventilation with the help of pediatric circular facemask and airway.

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