Case Report
Volume 11 Issue 9 - 2022
Anesthesia for Fetus in Fetu with Difficult Airway, Skeletal Dysplasia and Hyperparathyroidism
Thuraya Abdullah1, Yussra Solan1, Muhammad J Ansari2, Basmah Kaabi2, Turki Al-Malki3, Muteb Al- Otaibi3 and Essam Rabie4*
1Anesthesia Department, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
2Division of Paediatric Imaging, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
3Pediatric anesthesia division, Anesthesia department, Prince sultan military medical city, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
4Division of Neonatal Intensive Care, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
*Corresponding Author: Essam Rabie, Division of Paediatric Anesthesia, Consultant Paediatric Anesthesia, and Liver Transplantation, Anesthesia Department, Prince Sultan Military Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
Received: August 10, 2022; Published: August 12, 2022


Fetus-in-fetu (FIF) is a rare condition in which malformed parasitic twin grows inside the body of its twin and usually presents as an abdominal mass. We are reporting a case of a neonate who presented with abdominal mass affecting the breathing with difficult airway; FIF was suggestive after further radiological studies. Intra-operatively, retroperitoneal the mass was identified in the sub hepatic region and successfully resected. Post operatively patient recovered well and discharged in good condition.

Keywords: Fetus in Fetu; Difficult Airway; Teratoma; Retroperitoneal Neoplasms


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