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

Author : Ramakrishna Chaitanya K, Ravikanth Pula and Suhasini Gazula

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.

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