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Anaesthetic Management of Achondroplastic Dwarf Posted for Emergency Caesarean Section


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1 BMCRI, Bengaluru, India

Achondroplasia is the most common cause of dwarfism which results from a spontaneous fibroblast growth factor receptor gene mutation. Affected patients typically have short limbs and large head. The safe delivery of anaesthesia requires the understanding of the pathophysiology of this disease.

Keywords

Achondroplasia, Caesarean Section, Spinal Anaesthesia.
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  • Musculoskeletal Disorders. In: Chestnut’s Obstetric Anaesthesia principles and practice. 4th edition, chapter 48, p 1048-1049.
  • Saxena et al, Anaesthetic management of caesarean section in an achondroplastic dwarf,Indian Journal of Anaesthesiology 2008;52(6):844-848.

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Authors

Sasmit Dipak Lotliker
BMCRI, Bengaluru, India
Bharathi Mallaiah
BMCRI, Bengaluru, India
Shreyavathi Murthy
BMCRI, Bengaluru, India
R. S. Raghavendra Rao
BMCRI, Bengaluru, India

Abstract


Achondroplasia is the most common cause of dwarfism which results from a spontaneous fibroblast growth factor receptor gene mutation. Affected patients typically have short limbs and large head. The safe delivery of anaesthesia requires the understanding of the pathophysiology of this disease.

Keywords


Achondroplasia, Caesarean Section, Spinal Anaesthesia.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.18311/isacon-Karnataka%2F2017%2FEP052