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Images in paediatrics
Vocal cord granulomas diagnosed on reviewing videolaryngoscopy images
  1. Alison Price1,
  2. Sara Lawson2,
  3. Christopher Flannigan1
  1. 1 PICU, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast, UK
  2. 2 Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, Royal Jubilee Maternity Hospital, Belfast, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Alison Price, PICU, Royal Belfast Hospital for Sick Children, Belfast BT12 6BA, UK; aprice07{at}

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A 1-year-old girl with trisomy 21 was admitted to the paediatric intensive care unit (PICU) with respiratory distress requiring endotracheal intubation and mechanical ventilation. She required a prolonged period of intubation despite multiple attempts to extubate.

One re-intubation towards the end of her PICU admission was performed using a Vimed video laryngoscope (Vimac, Hebei Vimed Medical Device Company). When reviewing footage recorded on the video laryngoscope, bilateral vocal cord lesions …

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  • Contributors AP and SL wrote the article. CF reviewed the article prior to submission.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.