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BMJ Case Rep. 2014 Sep 23;2014. pii: bcr2014205038. doi: 10.1136/bcr-2014-205038.

Uvulitis following general anaesthesia.

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1
Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead, UK.
2
East Surrey Hospital, Red Hill, UK.
3
Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

Abstract

Uvular necrosis following endotracheal general anaesthesia is a rare complication. We report two cases of uvular and soft palate necrosis after atraumatic intubation with endotracheal tube and, in the second case, laryngeal mask airway.

PMID:
25249220
PMCID:
PMC4173138
DOI:
10.1136/bcr-2014-205038
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