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Case Report Retropharyngeal Dissection during Nasotracheal Intubation: A Case Report
Hyun Ju Jung, Sie Hyun You, Jong Bun Kim, Young Moon Han, Kuhn Park

DOI: https://doi.org/
1Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Anesthesiology, College of Medicine, Soon Chun Hyang University, Chunan, Korea. doc0126@dreamwiz.com
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Nasotracheal intubation is commonly performed for oropharyngeal or facial surgery. Although retropharyngeal dissection is a rare complication of nasotracheal intubation, serious sequelae may result. We report a case of a traumatic retropharyngeal dissection during nasotracheal intubation without untoward sequelae.


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