CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 24  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 65-67

Supraglottoplasty in a 2-month-old child with laryngomalacia


Department of ENT and Head and Neck Surgery, Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Medical Research Institute, Andheri (West), Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Neepa G Vellimuttam
F 18, Building No. 2, Moolji Nagar, Keshavnidhi CHS, S. V. Road, Borivli (West), Mumbai 400 092, Maharashtra
India
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DOI: 10.4103/1116-5898.149607

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Laryngomalacia is the most common cause of stridor in infants. It is diagnosed clinically. Treatment is not required in the majority of cases, only 10% require some surgical intervention. We present a case report of a 2-month-old child with severe laryngomalacia for whom we did supraglottoplasty and achieved good results.


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