Airway obstruction secondary to congenital vallecular cyst: When should we intervene?

Ahmad Kusyairi Khalid, Abdullah Sani Mohamed, Bee See Goh

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Abstract

Congenital vallecular cyst is a rare cause of congenital stridor. It is benign and usually present at the lingual surface of the epiglottis. Early and timely intervention could prevent fatal complication arising from it.We present cases of congenitalvallecular cyst presented to Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre (UKMMC) which is a tertiary referral centre from September 2007 until October 2012.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)308-310
Number of pages3
JournalRawal Medical Journal
Volume38
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 2013

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Airway Obstruction
Cysts
Epiglottis
Malaysia
Tongue
Tertiary Care Centers
Congenital Stridor

Keywords

  • Congenital vallecular cyst
  • Cyst
  • Stridor

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Airway obstruction secondary to congenital vallecular cyst : When should we intervene? / Kusyairi Khalid, Ahmad; Mohamed, Abdullah Sani; Goh, Bee See.

In: Rawal Medical Journal, Vol. 38, No. 3, 2013, p. 308-310.

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Kusyairi Khalid, Ahmad ; Mohamed, Abdullah Sani ; Goh, Bee See. / Airway obstruction secondary to congenital vallecular cyst : When should we intervene?. In: Rawal Medical Journal. 2013 ; Vol. 38, No. 3. pp. 308-310.
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