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Management of Post-extubation Stridor Following Total Thyroidectomy Due to Bilateral Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve Paresis - A Case Report


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1 J.J.M. Medical College, Davangere, India

We report a case of 47-year-old female who developed post extubation stridor following total thyroidectomy for toxic nodular goiter probably due to accidental bilateral RLN damage and the management of the same after tracheal extubation.

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Total Thyroidectomy, Post Extubation Stridor, Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve, Neuropraxia, Re-Intubation.
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Hassaan Muhammed
J.J.M. Medical College, Davangere, India
M. B. Priyadarshini
J.J.M. Medical College, Davangere, India

Abstract


We report a case of 47-year-old female who developed post extubation stridor following total thyroidectomy for toxic nodular goiter probably due to accidental bilateral RLN damage and the management of the same after tracheal extubation.

Keywords


Total Thyroidectomy, Post Extubation Stridor, Recurrent Laryngeal Nerve, Neuropraxia, Re-Intubation.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP083