Cricoid chondronecrosis: a serious complication of prolonged
AbstractCricoid chondronecrosis is a rare life-threatening complication of
endotracheal intubation. Herein we present a patient with a history of
severe brain injury, who developed a cricoid chondronecrosis after ICU
stay. We discuss the diagnosis of the condition, the causative factors,
treatment through a literature review.