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Parturient with Severe Kyphoscoliosis: An Anaesthetic Challenge


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1 Shri B M Patil Medical College, Vijayapur, India

Kyphoscoliosis is forward and lateral bending of spine. About 80% of the cases are idiopathic in nature. Secondary kyphoscoliosis occurs as a result of various neuromuscular, vertebral or connective tissue disorders1. These patients are likely to present with pulmonary or cardiac compromise.


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Kyphoscoliosis, Neurological Deficits, Primigravida, Fetal Distress.
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T. M. Sphoorthy
Shri B M Patil Medical College, Vijayapur, India
Vidya Patil
Shri B M Patil Medical College, Vijayapur, India

Abstract


Kyphoscoliosis is forward and lateral bending of spine. About 80% of the cases are idiopathic in nature. Secondary kyphoscoliosis occurs as a result of various neuromuscular, vertebral or connective tissue disorders1. These patients are likely to present with pulmonary or cardiac compromise.


Keywords


Kyphoscoliosis, Neurological Deficits, Primigravida, Fetal Distress.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP043