Fetus-in-Fetu Airway Teratoma Management of a Newborn in a Low-Resource Country: A Case Report.

Journal Article (Journal Article)

A term baby was delivered by cesarean and found to have an unexpected large teratoma attached to its mouth. Surgical excision was planned within 24 hours. Anesthesia concern of airway control required multidisciplinary team consultation, airway and patient preparation, and anticipation for failure. Challenging airway cases in low-resource countries can be successfully managed with deliberate attention to detail, preparation, and experience.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Oyedepo, OO; Nasir, AA; Ige, OA; Bolaji, BO; Kolawole, IK; Olufolabi, AJ

Published Date

  • September 15, 2019

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 13 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 222 - 224

PubMed ID

  • 31206382

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 2575-3126

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1213/XAA.0000000000001039


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States