Antenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis of congenital high airway obstruction syndrome – a chaotic state: a case report

Bindushree Kadakola, Shruthi P.S., Suraj Jain


Congenital high airway obstruction syndrome is a fatal condition of multifactorial inheritance. It can be partial or complete. Most common cause of this is laryngeal atresia incompatible with life. Prenatal diagnosis becomes important due to recent management options. Here we report a case of congenital high airway obstruction, diagnosed on antenatal ultrasonography at 26 weeks of gestation. Parents decided to terminate the pregnancy and observations were confirmed on autopsy.


Inheritance, Syndrome, Prenatal, Ultrasonography

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