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Chan EYT, Ng DKK, Chow PY, Kwok KL
Correspondence: Dr Daniel K Ng, email@example.com
A male neonate presented at 24 hours with stridor and respiratory distress. Flexible bronchoscopy showed pharyngomalacia, i.e. complete pharyngeal wall collapse during inspiration. Assessment of upper airway dynamics is emphasised. Pharyngomalacia seems to be a self-limiting condition in our case.
Keywords: flexible bronchoscopy, neonate, pharyngomalacia, respiratory distress, stridor
Singapore Med J 2007; 48(9): e246–e247