Ain-Shams Journal of Anaesthesiology

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 362--365

Occult pyriform sinus fistula resulting in intraoperative subcutaneous emphysema ( a case report)


Ayman A. Abdellatif1, Abdulaziz Boker2, Waleed El-Marakby1 
1 Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care, and Pain Management, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo, Egypt, Egypt
2 Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Ayman A. Abdellatif
MD, Department of Anesthesiology, Intensive Care, and Pain Management, Faculty of Medicine, Ain Shams University, Cairo
Egypt

The occurrence of subcutaneous emphysema in the neck area after endotracheal intubation is an alarming sign for a serious upper airway perforation. This report present a case of a hidden pharyngeal pouch that resulted in subcutaneous emphysema and was diagnosed intraoperatively by pharyngeoscopy.




How to cite this article:
Abdellatif AA, Boker A, El-Marakby W. Occult pyriform sinus fistula resulting in intraoperative subcutaneous emphysema ( a case report).Ain-Shams J Anaesthesiol 2012;5:362-365


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Abdellatif AA, Boker A, El-Marakby W. Occult pyriform sinus fistula resulting in intraoperative subcutaneous emphysema ( a case report). Ain-Shams J Anaesthesiol [serial online] 2012 [cited 2021 Dec 1 ];5:362-365
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