International Journal of Scientific and Research Publications

IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 2, February 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]


Case Report: Cystic Hygroma in an Adult, a Dilemma of Difficult Intubation
      Sarita Singh, SulekhaSaxena, Rituverma, Zia Arshad, Brijbhushan kushwaha, JaishriBogra
Abstract: Cystic hygroma is benign tumor usually present in the neonate or in early infancy. Swelling usually occurs in neck and may involve the parotid, submandibular area, tongue and floor of mouth. It is a common condition in pediatric age group. But very rare in adult patients [1]. Cystic hygroma is a real challenge to the anesthetic in regard to airway management when presents in cervical region because tumor can extent from mouth to thoracic region[2]. Huge neck swelling revealed a dilemma of difficult intubation, but all neck swelling are not always difficult to intubate. In our both the cases the swelling was huge but we have intubated under general anesthesia with the help of mackintosh laryngoscope.

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Sarita Singh, SulekhaSaxena, Rituverma, Zia Arshad, Brijbhushan kushwaha, JaishriBogra (2018); Case Report: Cystic Hygroma in an Adult, a Dilemma of Difficult Intubation; Int J Sci Res Publ 4(2) (ISSN: 2250-3153). http://www.ijsrp.org/research-paper-0214.php?rp=P262262
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