EXIT procedure in a neonate with a prenatally diagnosed granular cell tumor

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Congenital oral tumor masses might cause ventilation problems in the neonate. We report the first case of an EXIT procedure performed in a fetal granular cell tumor arising from the maxilla that was diagnosed prenatally followed by surgical correction on the 4th day of life. The EXIT procedure is an elegant approach to optimize perinatal airway management in such tumors.

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Mayer, S., Till, H. & Stepan, H. EXIT procedure in a neonate with a prenatally diagnosed granular cell tumor. Pediatr Surg Int 26, 935–937 (2010).

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  • Fetal anomalies
  • Fetal diagnosis
  • Ex utero intrapartum treatment
  • Congenital granular cell tumor