Acute vocal fold dystonic reaction to propofol: a case report.

@article{Steckelberg2015AcuteVF,
  title={Acute vocal fold dystonic reaction to propofol: a case report.},
  author={Rachel C Steckelberg and David Tsiang and Kelly J Pettijohn and Abie H Mendelsohn and Nir N. Hoftman},
  journal={American journal of otolaryngology},
  year={2015},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={303-5}
}
A 67-year old male underwent uneventful robotic-assisted thoracoscopic resection of a solitary pulmonary fibrous tumor. Immediately following extubation at the completion of the surgical procedure, the patient developed respiratory distress that did not resolve with treatment. Benadryl provided only temporary relief. Midazolam and hydromorphone were given for anxiolysis and analgesia respectively, which provided transient relief of symptoms. Propofol was given to decrease upper airway reflexes… CONTINUE READING
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