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Osteoma of the thyroid cartilage - an unusual cause of difficult intubation

Lookup NU author(s): Dr Geoff Hide, Dr Ivan Zammit-Maempel


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We describe a case of histologically proven osteoma of the thyroid cartilage that presented because of difficulty in intubation prior to coronary bypass surgery. To our knowledge, this is the first documented case in the English literature.

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Author(s): Redman AGO, Hide IG, Zammit-Maempel I

Publication type: Article

Publication status: Published

Journal: British Journal of Radiology

Year: 2000

Volume: 73

Issue: 872

Pages: 899-900

ISSN (print): 0007-1285

ISSN (electronic): 1748-880X

Publisher: The British Institute of Radiology