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DIFFICULT MASK VENTILATION RESCUED BY A PEDIATRIC FACEMASK

Nishith Govil , Girish Kumar Singh, Prakash Chandra, Amanta Lucy Ittoop

Nishith Govil
Associate Professor, Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institution of Medical Science (AIIMS), Rishikesh, India. Email: nishithgovil@rediffmail.com

Girish Kumar Singh
Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institution of Medical Science (AIIMS), Rishikesh, India

Prakash Chandra
Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institution of Medical Science (AIIMS), Rishikesh, India

Amanta Lucy Ittoop
Department of Anesthesiology, All India Institution of Medical Science (AIIMS), Rishikesh, India
Online First: December 30, 2018 | Cite this Article
Govil, N., Singh, G., Chandra, P., Ittoop, A. 2018. DIFFICULT MASK VENTILATION RESCUED BY A PEDIATRIC FACEMASK. Bali Journal of Anesthesiology 2(3): 95-97. DOI:10.15562/bjoa.v2i3.101


Anesthetic challenges arises in securing airway due to difficult mask ventilation because of obstructed nasal passage and unanticipated intraoral extension by a tumour mass leading to difficult intubation also. This sometime lead to the dreaded path of “Cannot Intubate & Cannot Ventilate”. We are describing a successfully managed case of ossifying fibroma arising from the maxilla causing difficulty in ventilation with the help of pediatric circular facemask and airway.

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