Audrey Tilly-Gratton, MD
Université de Montréal, Montréal, QC
The case of a healthy term infant with a vertical tracheal septum initially diagnosed with bronchiolitis presenting with severe respiratory distress and developed severe aerophagia secondary to non-invasive ventilation.
At the end of this presentation, attendees will be able to:
- Summarize the differential diagnosis for rare causes of tracheal obstruction (tracheal rings, tracheal webs, vascular rings);
- Demonstrate the appropriate diagnostic test for the evaluation of tracheal obstruction; and
- Summarize the potential complications of non-invasive ventilation.
CanMEDS Roles Addressed: Health Advocate, Medical Expert