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Year : 2019  |  Volume : 3  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 76-78

Congenital hypofibrinogenemia – A cause for neck swelling

Department of Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, AIIMS, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

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Dr. Amit Kumar
Department of Otolaryngology and Head Neck Surgery, AIIMS, Rishikesh - 249 201, Uttarakhand
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DOI: 10.4103/aiao.aiao_8_19

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Congenital hypofibrinogenemia is a rare condition which can present as spontaneous hemorrhage. We present a case of a 7-year-old male who presented with complaints of sudden swelling over the cheek and neck after an episode of fever and upper respiratory tract infection. The diagnosis was delayed as the initial diagnosis of deep neck space infection was suspected, and the patient was treated in that line. The diagnosis was suspected when the child developed swelling in the knee joint and workup was done for hypofibrinogenemia. The child was transfused with cryoprecipitate and he has complete recovery by day 7.

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