Tracheal agenesis: A case report

  title={Tracheal agenesis: A case report},
  author={T. Statz and James Lynch and Magdalene Ortmann and Bernhard Roth},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
Tracheal agenesis is described in a premature infant. Absent cry, failure of tracheal intubation despite adequate ventilation with a face mask, and ventilation of both lungs after oesophageal intubation suggested the diagnosis. The infant's condition deteriorated rapidly because of severe pulmonary hyaline membrane disease 12 h later due to intractable… CONTINUE READING