Upper Airway Obstruction in a Newborn with Vallecular Cyst
Keywords:Congenital stridor, Neonate, Premature, Upper airway obstruction, Vallecular cyst
Vallecular cyst is a rare cause of stridor in neonates, which may present as a life threatening airway obstruction. Here, we report a preterm infant with a congenital vallecular cyst who presented with stridor and respiratory distress that developed immediately after birth. She was successfully treated with endoscopic marsupialization.
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