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A Case of Large Occipital Meningoencephalocele in a Neonate: An Alternative Approach to Intubation

Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical and Health Sciences,2014,4,2,957-959.
Published:May 2014
Type:Case Report
Authors:
Author(s) affiliations:

Verma Anil1, Babu Saravana2,*, Gupta Bikram3, Gautam Gyanendra4, Sachidanand Gupta

1Assistant Professor, G.S.V.M Medical College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

2Junior resident, G.S.V.M Medical College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

3Junior resident, G.S.V.M Medical College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

4Senior resident, G.S.V.M Medical College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

5Assistant Professor, Rama Medical College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Abstract:

Anaesthetic management of occipital meningoencephaloceles poses lot of challenges starting from airway management and positioning to perioperative care and postoperative outcome.We report a successful airway management in a case of 18 -day- old female baby presented with a large occipital meningoencephalocele posted for surgical excision and the newer technique of intubation followed in this case while,the routine preferred techniques were failed.

Large meningoencephalocele arising from occipital region