Anaesthetic Management in Infants with Thoracic and Thoraco-Abdominal Duplication Cysts

International Journal of Research in Health Sciences,2017,5,2,33-35.
Published:June 2017
Type:Case Study
Author(s) affiliations:

Ramakrishna Chaitanya K1*, Ravikanth Pula1 and Suhasini Gazula2

1Department of Anaesthesia and 2Department of Paediatric surgery, ESIC Medical College & Super-Specialty Hospital, Sanathnagar, Hyderabad, INDIA.


Foregut duplication cyst are rare mediastinal masses that can occur in children. Though asymptomatic clinically, it can lead to disastrous complications after induction of general anaesthesia, like compression of airway which cannot be relieved even after endotracheal intubation. We here-by report anesthetic management of two infants who were operated in our hospital for excision of duplication cyst.

Anaesthetic management in infants with thoracic and thoraco-abdominal duplication cysts