Unexpected Airway Obstruction Caused by Bilateral Hypoglossal Nerve Palsy Following Second Radical Neck Dissection

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A 67-year-old woman underwent right radical neck dissection for cervical lymph node metastasis from maxillary gingival carcinoma. Two months later, metastasis in the left superior internal jugular lymph nodes were discovered, and left radical neck dissection was performed. Postoperatively, airway obstruction occurred despite performing extubation after… (More)

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@inproceedings{Ito2013UnexpectedAO, title={Unexpected Airway Obstruction Caused by Bilateral Hypoglossal Nerve Palsy Following Second Radical Neck Dissection}, author={Shinichi Ito and Shigeki Joseph Luke Fujiwara and Tomoaki Yatabe and Koichi Yamashita and Takeshi Yokoyama}, year={2013} }