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As Brittle as Marble-Challenges Encountered in Managing the Airway of a Child Posted for Sequestrectomy of Mandible with Underlying Osteopetrosis and Hydrocephalus


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1 Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India

Osteopetrosis is a rare syndrome which causes multiple anatomical and physiological impairments1. Children are at a risk of adverse respiratory events and mortality associated with the same2.

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Osteopetrosis, Sequestrectomy, Airway.
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  • As Brittle as Marble-Challenges Encountered in Managing the Airway of a Child Posted for Sequestrectomy of Mandible with Underlying Osteopetrosis and Hydrocephalus

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P. Darshan
Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India
Navdeep
Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India
C. A. Tejesh
Ramaiah Medical College and Hospital, Bengaluru, India

Abstract


Osteopetrosis is a rare syndrome which causes multiple anatomical and physiological impairments1. Children are at a risk of adverse respiratory events and mortality associated with the same2.

Keywords


Osteopetrosis, Sequestrectomy, Airway.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP068