Post-intubation tension pneumothorax and pneumoperitoneum in
Case Report
A 7-day-old 2.2 kg female neonate with an intra-oral epulis originating from the maxilla was scheduled for excision with wide base resection of the tumour [Figure 1]. The child had presented with feeding difficulties but no respiratory obstruction.In the pre-operative assessment, difficult airway was anticipated. Mouth opening, submandibular space and neck movements were normal, but the oral cavity could not be evaluated due to the presence of intra-oral mass (4 cm × 3 cm). Difficult airway trolley was prepared with paediatric sizes of oral and nasal airways, bougie, endotracheal tubes, laryngoscope blades and fibre-optic device....;year=2017;volume=61;issue=1;spage=72;epage=74;aulast=Samra