Pyriform sinus perforation during nasotracheal intubation: a case report
INTRODUCTION: Endotracheal intubation is the gold standard to protect the airway during general anes- thesia. It is the commonest technique in medical practice with a low complication rate. PRESENTATION OF CASE: We report a case of left pyriform fossa perforation in a child after apparently uneventful nasotracheal intubation for tonsillectomy. DISCUSSION: This is a rare complication. Physicians performing endotracheal intubation ... Read more