Bimodal video laryngoscope assisted management of retropharyngeal abscess: a case report

Manish Munjal, Archana Arora, Amanjot Kaur, Gopika Talwar, Rupinder Mirley, Shubham Garg


A retropharyngeal abscess is a suppurative collection of the deep spaces of the neck. Mostly at presentation they are massive and are a dilemma for the surgeon and the anesthetist alike, vying for space, one for therapeutic intervention and the other for airway access. Video laryngoscopic assisted evacuation of such a collection, adopting the nasopharyngeal and the transoral route was undertaken in a middle aged individual which is being reported.


Retropharyngeal abscess, Video laryngoscope

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