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Sublingual Haematoma – A Rare Complication associated with Cleft Palate Surgery

Authors:

Rajat Roy,

Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, IN
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Junior Resident, Department of Anaesthesiology
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Aaina Malhotra,

Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, IN
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Junior Resident, Department of Anaesthesiology
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Anuj Mahajan

Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, IN
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Senior Resident, Department of Surgery
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Abstract

A 1yr old boy weighing 10 kg underwent cleft palate surgery. Post extubation, a swelling was noticed beneath the tongue which progressed gradually and obstructed the airway. Small sized endotracheal tube (ETT) was used as a nasal airway and advanced till it relieved the obstruction and child started maintaining SpO2 >95%. Haemodynamic parameters were stable and child was shifted from OT to PACU where he was observed vigilantly for any airway obstruction. Swelling regressed over the next 2 days and the child accepted oral feeding eventually.
How to Cite: Roy, R., Malhotra, A. and Mahajan, A., 2021. Sublingual Haematoma – A Rare Complication associated with Cleft Palate Surgery. Sri Lankan Journal of Anaesthesiology, 29(1), pp.42–44. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slja.v29i1.8578
Published on 28 Apr 2021.
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