Indian Journal of Health Sciences and Biomedical Research KLEU

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 196--201

Pediatric airway diseases


Santosh Kumar Swain1, Jasashree Choudhury2 
1 Department of Otorhinolaryngology, IMS and SUM Hospital, Siksha “O” Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India
2 Department of Pediatrics, IMS and SUM Hospital, Siksha “O” Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar, Odisha, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Santosh Kumar Swain
Department of Otorhinolaryngology, IMS and SUM Hospital, Siksha DQODQ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar - 751 003, Odisha
India

The diseases of the pediatric airway is often challenging to the clinician. It needs a dedicated team of clinicians for evaluation and treatment. Obstructing lesions of the pediatric airway due to congenital or acquired causes often create fatal situations. Majority of the pediatric airway lesions are due to prolonged intubation or tracheostomy and prematurity. Management of the pediatric airway lesions often complicated with additional congenital malformations or severe comorbidities. It is often important for the pediatrician to understand the different pediatric airway lesions and its issues relevant to the airway management of the pediatric patients. This review article will give an overview of commonly encountered airway problems in children and its management.


How to cite this article:
Swain SK, Choudhury J. Pediatric airway diseases.Indian J Health Sci Biomed Res 2019;12:196-201


How to cite this URL:
Swain SK, Choudhury J. Pediatric airway diseases. Indian J Health Sci Biomed Res [serial online] 2019 [cited 2022 Sep 29 ];12:196-201
Available from: https://www.ijournalhs.org/article.asp?issn=2542-6214;year=2019;volume=12;issue=3;spage=196;epage=201;aulast=Swain;type=0