Vallecular Cyst: Airway Challenge and Options of Management
Received Date: Jan 12, 2014 / Accepted Date: Feb 18, 2014 / Published Date: Feb 26, 2014
Vallecular cyst is a benign cyst with unknown aetiolgy. It is a rare presentation in adult and may obscure view for airway intubation. Prompt anticipation of difficult airway is important to reduce morbidity and mortality. We describe a case of vallecular cyst with surgical option for airway access and discuss the surgical management option based on current literature review.
Keywords: Asymptomatic vallecular cyst, Airway challenge
Citation: Nee TS, Saim A (2014) Vallecular Cyst: Airway Challenge and Options of Management. Otolaryngology 4:158. Doi: 10.4172/2161-119X.1000158
Copyright: © 2014 Nee TS. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
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