oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Inspissated secretions : an unusual cause of difficult airway : letters to the editor

Volume 16, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



I am describing a case of difficult intubation as a result of inspissated secretions. I am unaware that inspissated secretions as such have been reported as a cause of a difficult airway. A 17-year old, 48 kg male with no significant past history was admitted with head injury and fractured femur.

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