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Question of the Week
A 3-year-old boy with severe dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa presents for esophageal dilation under general anesthesia. His limbs are covered in bandages and his mouth opening is slightly limited. Which of the following techniques is LEAST likely to induce formation of additional bullae?
A. Prolonged mask ventilation
B. An awake fiberoptic intubation
C. An asleep blind nasal intubation
D. Direct laryngoscopy with a well-lubricated blade