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Parturient with Kyphoscoliosis and Bilateral Poliomyelitis Posted for Emergency Caesarean Section-An Anaesthetic Challenge


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1 Navodaya Medical College, Raichur, India

Pregnancy along with deformities of costovertebral skeletal structure challenges our technique of anaesthesia. Poliomyelitis is a neuromuscular disorder caused by poliovirus (enterovirus). Poliomyelitis is the major cause of secondary kyphosis in India. Kyphoscoliosis is characterised by progressive deformity of spine consisting of lateral and posterior curvature.

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Kyphoscoliosis, Poliomyelitis, Emergency Caesarean Section.
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  • Parturient with Kyphoscoliosis and Bilateral Poliomyelitis Posted for Emergency Caesarean Section-An Anaesthetic Challenge

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Mohammed Mohsin Ali
Navodaya Medical College, Raichur, India
A. Srinivasa Murthy
Navodaya Medical College, Raichur, India
Shakeeb Yusufi Attar
Navodaya Medical College, Raichur, India

Abstract


Pregnancy along with deformities of costovertebral skeletal structure challenges our technique of anaesthesia. Poliomyelitis is a neuromuscular disorder caused by poliovirus (enterovirus). Poliomyelitis is the major cause of secondary kyphosis in India. Kyphoscoliosis is characterised by progressive deformity of spine consisting of lateral and posterior curvature.

Keywords


Kyphoscoliosis, Poliomyelitis, Emergency Caesarean Section.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP018