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Paediatr Anaesth. 2002 Jun;12(5):461-4.

Airway management in a baby with femoral hypoplasia-unusual facies syndrome.

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Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, Our Lady's Hospital for Sick Children, Dublin, Ireland.


We report the successful fibreoptic intubation through a laryngeal mask airway (LMA) while maintaining spontaneous respiration in an anaesthetized 3-month-old female infant with femoral hypoplasia-unusual facies syndrome, in whom direct laryngoscopy and intubation proved impossible.

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