Anaesthesia for Proteus syndrome

J. H. Pennant, M. F. Harris

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Abstract

A 14‐year‐old boy with Proteus syndrome presented for orthopaedic surgery to his legs. No report in the literature exists on anaesthesia for this condition. Our patient posed airway problems that were managed by tracheal intubation under sedation using a fibreoptic bronchoscope. Anaesthesia was induced with thiopentone and maintained with nitrous oxide and isoflurane in oxygen. His lungs were ventilated mechanically throughout surgery, which was uneventful.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)126-128
Number of pages3
JournalAnaesthesia
Volume46
Issue number2
DOIs
StatePublished - Feb 1991

Keywords

  • Complications; Proteus syndrome

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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