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Nasotracheal Intubation in a Case of Huge Plunging Ranula


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1 KVG Medical College and Hospital, sullia, India

The intubation of patient with huge plunging ranula remains a difficult problem. Video laryngoscope, awake fiberoptic bronchoscope is the recommended approach but it requires experience, specialised equipment. We report a case of successful laryngoscope and naso-tracheal intubation in huge plunging ranula.

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Huge Plunging Ranula, Difficult Airway, Laryngoscopy, Nasal Intubation, Fiberoptic Bronchoscope.
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Pavitra Pushpa
KVG Medical College and Hospital, sullia, India
Anish Sharma
KVG Medical College and Hospital, sullia, India
P. Shankaranarayana
KVG Medical College and Hospital, sullia, India

Abstract


The intubation of patient with huge plunging ranula remains a difficult problem. Video laryngoscope, awake fiberoptic bronchoscope is the recommended approach but it requires experience, specialised equipment. We report a case of successful laryngoscope and naso-tracheal intubation in huge plunging ranula.

Keywords


Huge Plunging Ranula, Difficult Airway, Laryngoscopy, Nasal Intubation, Fiberoptic Bronchoscope.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP016