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June 1972

Congenital Laryngeal Web and Interventricular Septal Defect: First Reported Cases

Author Affiliations

St. Louis
From Washington University School of Medicine: the Edward Mallinckrodt Department of Pediatrics, Division of Cardiology, Department of Otolaryngology, and St. Louis Children's Hospital, St. Louis.

Am J Dis Child. 1972;123(6):605-607. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1972.02110120129021

Three children had the previously unreported condition of a laryngeal web and an interventricular septal defect. Special medical and surgical problems are secondary to this combination of congenital malformations. The order of surgical correction of each defect may be a difficult decision and depends on the clinical status of the patient.

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