The 'Coroner's clot' is an occult clot of blood remaining in the nasopharynx behind the soft palate following local surgery or trauma that has the potential to cause fatal airway obstruction following extubation/ removal of a supraglottic airway device (SAD)
Heinrich Wilhelm Gottfried Waldeyer-Hartz (1836 – 1921) was a German anatomist. Recognised as one of the forefathers of Anatomical science, Waldeyer's fascia and Waldeyer's ring are 2 of his more well known eponyms
aka ENT Equivocation 002 A 38 year old male with a background history of type 2 diabetes presents with fevers, rigors and pain on swallowing. There is no sign of impending airway compromise; however, marked trismus is noted. The following…
Case Study A 34 female presents to ED at 2am, post waking up with blood all over her pillow, and a continuos ooze of blood from her right nostril. On examination the patient is alert and oriented, BP 110/60, pulse…
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