Ectopic salivary gland of the base of the tongue: a rare cause of neonatal respiratory distress.

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Neonatal upper airway obstruction is a life-threatening condition and requires rapid assessment and effective treatment. Malformations of the upper airway of a newborn can lead to acute respiratory distress. The aim of the present paper is to report the case of a newborn with respiratory distress due to a tongue base mass, which was removed surgically. The… (More)

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@article{ahin2014EctopicSG, title={Ectopic salivary gland of the base of the tongue: a rare cause of neonatal respiratory distress.}, author={Mehmet İlhan Şahin and İbrahim Ketenci and Kerem K{\"{o}koğlu and Furkan Şan and İrfan Kara and Mehmet {\"{O}zt{\"{u}rk and Olgun Kontaş}, journal={The Turkish journal of pediatrics}, year={2014}, volume={56 6}, pages={673-6} }