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A not so “trivial” cough: a case of spontaneous retropharyngeal haematoma causing airway compromise

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Spontaneous retropharyngeal haematomas are rare but can be associated with serious airway compromise. We report a case of a spontaneous retropharyngeal haematoma associated with a minor preceding cough. The clinical features and management of this condition are discussed.

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