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CASE REPORT
Year : 2013  |  Volume : 29  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 380-383

Giant oral tumor in a child with malnutrition and sickle cell trait: Anesthetic challenges


Department of Anesthesia, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Preet Mohinder Singh
Department of Anesthesia, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Delhi
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0970-9185.117107

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Pediatric oral tumors have always been challenging for the even most skilled anesthesiologists. The conventional method of awake intubation is not realistic in this age group. The management is to chart out a plan to intubate the child post induction. We describe successful management of a case of giant of ossifying fibroma in a child with sickle cell trait where non-conventional innovate approach helped us to secure the airway pre-operatively and avoid possible medical complications.


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