Severe acute postoperative airway compromise secondary to submandibular sialadenitis

  • Brittney M. Clark
  • Matthew L. Carlson
  • Jamie J. Van Gompel
  • Matthew A. Warner
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Conflicts of interest

None declared.

Editorial responsibility

This submission was handled by Dr. Hilary P. Grocott, Editor-in-Chief, Canadian Journal of Anesthesia.


Support was solely from institutional and/or departmental sources.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Anesthesiology & Perioperative MedicineMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  2. 2.Department of OtorhinolaryngologyMayo ClinicRochesterUSA
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryMayo ClinicRochesterUSA

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