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Airway Management in Congenital Spastic Torticollis with Cervical Scoliosis


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1 MRMC, Kalaburagi, India

Congenital spastic torticollis is deformity of head and neck presenting at birth or shortly after birth resulting from unilateral shortening of sternocleidomastoid muscle. This case report pertains to the successful airway management in the background of difficult airway due to restricted neck movements and cervical scoliosis.

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Difficult Intubation, Torticollis, Scoliosis, Airway Management.
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P. G. Raghavendra
MRMC, Kalaburagi, India
K. S. R. Murthy
MRMC, Kalaburagi, India
Mukkaram
MRMC, Kalaburagi, India

Abstract


Congenital spastic torticollis is deformity of head and neck presenting at birth or shortly after birth resulting from unilateral shortening of sternocleidomastoid muscle. This case report pertains to the successful airway management in the background of difficult airway due to restricted neck movements and cervical scoliosis.

Keywords


Difficult Intubation, Torticollis, Scoliosis, Airway Management.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP075