Tracheal Hematoma after Orotracheal Intubation: A Case Report

International Journal of Research in Health Sciences,2020,8,3,22-24.
Published:December 2020
Type:Case Report
Authors:
Author(s) affiliations:

Gustavo Corrêa de Carvalho1, Flávia Waltrick Morgado1, Raissa de Carvalho Bernardi1, Eduardo Paiva Godinho2, Heron Diomário da Rosa1, Taíse de Freitas Marcelino1, Carlos Eduardo Monteiro Zappelini3

1Otorhynolaryngology Division, Nossa Senhora da Conceição Hospital and SOCIMED Hospital, University of Southern Santa Catarina (UNISUL), Tubarao (Santa Catarina), Brazil

2Intensive Care Division, SOCIMED Hospital, Tubarao (Santa Catarina), Brazil

3Otorhynolaryngology Division, Nossa Senhora da Conceição Hospital and SOCIMED Hospital, University of Southern Sant

Abstract:

Orotracheal intubation can lead to injury to the mucosa and to local structures and may progress with the presentation of mild symptoms even to death. Here the authors report a case report of a patient that developed tracheal hematoma after orotracheal intubation and was successfully treated.

Keywords:Nil

A. Tracheal hematoma; B. After partial removal of the hematoma with opening of the tracheal lumen.