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Airway Management in Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (Case Report)

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Author(s): Dr. Naveen Malhotra | Dr. Prashant Kumar | Dr. Parveen Malhotra | Dr. Monika Gupta | Dr. Parveen Goyal

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 7;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2006;
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Keywords: Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia | Airway | Tracheal Intubation

ABSTRACT
Airway obstruction is the primary mechanical emergency of respiratory system in patients with malignancy. The airway patency relies on a spontaneously breathing technique. We report airway management in a patient with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (ALL) that was complicated by spontaneous bleeding in oro-pharyngeal tissues.
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