Anesthesia & Clinical Research

Anesthesia & Clinical Research
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ISSN: 2155-6148

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Manoj Sharma

Department of Neuroanesthesia and Neuro Critical Care, AIIMS, New Delhi, India

  • Case Report   
    Anesthetic Management of a Neonate with a Massive Lymphangioma
    Author(s): Gyanendra Kumar*, Manoj Sharma and Geeta Kamal

    Lymphangiomas are congenital benign malformation of the lymphatic system, most commonly located in the head and neck region. The definitive treatment of lymphangiomas is surgery. Airway management in such patients is challenging in view of difficulty in visualizing the airway, difficult mask ventilation and intubation. The postoperative challenges include laryngospasm and airway obstruction due to airway edema caused by surgical manipulation. We report a case of massive lymphangioma of the neck in a 24-day old baby. Awareness of potential airway problems and possible complications is key to providing safe anesthesia to patients with lymphangioma... View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-6148.22.13.1056

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