Respir Med Case Rep 2022 18;36:101613. Epub 2022 Feb 18.
Department of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care, Oklahoma State University College of Osteopathic Medicine, Tahlequah, OK, USA.
Acute upper airway obstruction secondary to supraglottic hematoma is a rare but life-threatening complication of oral anticoagulants, particularly with warfarin. Symptoms include sore throat, dysphagia, odynophagia, dysphonia, neck swelling, and dyspnea. We are reporting a case of an elderly male on warfarin therapy who developed acute upper airway obstruction due to spontaneous supraglottic hemorrhage. Read More