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Management of a Case of Excision of Tongue Lesion with Neck Dissection under Regional Anesthesia in a Patient with High Risk for General Anesthesia

Kala Eswaran, Harbhajan S Saini, Dhiraj S Khadakban, Yogendra Gupta, Pramod S Manohar

Keywords : Glossopharyngeal nerve block, Interstitial lung disease, Postoperative pulmonary complications, Regional anesthesia, Superficial and intermediate cervical plexus block

Citation Information : Eswaran K, Saini HS, Khadakban DS, Gupta Y, Manohar PS. Management of a Case of Excision of Tongue Lesion with Neck Dissection under Regional Anesthesia in a Patient with High Risk for General Anesthesia. Res Inno Anesth 2022; 7 (1):19-21.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-2002

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 30-03-2022

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2022; The Author(s).


With the increase in life expectancy, nowadays we commonly come across with patients with many comorbidities, which make them high risk for general anesthesia. In these patients, regional anesthesia becomes a preferred choice because of its better safety profile and lesser risk of morbidity and mortality. We describe management of a patient with interstitial lung disease for wide local excision of tongue lesion with neck dissection under regional anesthesia.

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