The Eurasian Journal of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care (EAJAIC) is an independent-unbiased, peer-reviewed, "double-blind", and open-access journal of current national and international issues and reviews for original clinical and experimental research, interesting case reports, differential diagnoses, editorial opinions, letters to the editor, and educational papers in anesthesiology, algology, and intensive care medicine.

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Difficult airway due to acute necrotizing mediastinitis: a case report
Descending necrotizing mediastinitis (DNM) due to odontogenic or oropharyngeal infections can change the airway anatomy and cause difficult intubation. A 56-year-old female patient, who was followed up for dental abscess, was taken to emergency surgery due to DNM. The patient with widespread edema on the face could only be intubated with a gamma elastic bougie. it should be kept in mind that patients with oropharyngeal infection and mediastinitis may have intubation difficulties and tendency to airway trauma, and it is important to use airway instruments carefully in these patients.

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Volume 1, Issue 2, 2024
Page : 45-46