Soft palate perforation from Glidescope® intubation: A case report

Matthew W. Oh, Alla Yarmosh, David Francis, Tiffany S. Moon

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We highlight a potential major complication from GlideScope intubation—perforation of the soft palate. With increasing use of video laryngoscopy, precautions must be taken to ensure that its continued use does not increase airway complications.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article numbere04864
JournalClinical Case Reports
Issue number9
StatePublished - Sep 2021


  • Glidescope
  • endotracheal intubation
  • palatal perforation
  • video laryngoscopy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Medicine(all)


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