Journal of Anaesthesiology Clinical Pharmacology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 247--248

źDQ╗Blow-torch phenomenonźDQ╗ during laser assisted excision of a thyroglossal cyst at the base of the tongue


Anitha G Bhat1, P Ganapathi2 
1 Department of Anaesthesiology, AJ Medical College, Mangalore, Karnataka, India
2 Department of Anaesthesiology, KVG Medical College,Sullia, Karnataka, India

Correspondence Address:
Anitha G Bhat
źDQ╗AnugrahaźDQ╗, Kadri Kambla, Mangalore, Karnataka
India

We report a case of blow-torch phenomenon encountered during diode laser assisted excision of a thyroglossal cyst in a child. This is first such case report from India and highlights an unusual complication which anesthesiologists need to be aware of due to the increasing use of operative laser.


How to cite this article:
Bhat AG, Ganapathi P. "Blow-torch phenomenon" during laser assisted excision of a thyroglossal cyst at the base of the tongue.J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol 2012;28:247-248


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Bhat AG, Ganapathi P. "Blow-torch phenomenon" during laser assisted excision of a thyroglossal cyst at the base of the tongue. J Anaesthesiol Clin Pharmacol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2021 Mar 4 ];28:247-248
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