Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Journal of Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons
                                                   Official journal of the Indian Association of Pediatric Surgeons                           
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 14  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 108--109

Subglottic web: A rare cause of respiratory distress in neonate


Sangram Singh, Mayank Pancholi, Anupama Negi, Vigya Chaurishi, Tanmay Vyas 
 Department of Paediatric Surgery, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Indore, MP, India

Correspondence Address:
Mayank Pancholi
Paediatric Surgery Department, Sri Aurobindo Institute of Medical Sciences, Ujjain Indore State Highway, Indore, MP
India

A full term male neonate presented with stridor and respiratory distress at birth. Direct laryngoscopy after tracheostomy and patient stabilization revealed a subglottic web with a very small hole at 6 o«SQ»clock position. The patient was managed by cauterization of web using Bugbee electrode with resultant normal lumen post operatively.


How to cite this article:
Singh S, Pancholi M, Negi A, Chaurishi V, Vyas T. Subglottic web: A rare cause of respiratory distress in neonate.J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg 2009;14:108-109


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Singh S, Pancholi M, Negi A, Chaurishi V, Vyas T. Subglottic web: A rare cause of respiratory distress in neonate. J Indian Assoc Pediatr Surg [serial online] 2009 [cited 2019 Dec 15 ];14:108-109
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