Anaesthesia and Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome

  title={Anaesthesia and Wolf-Hirschhorn Syndrome},
  author={Adrian T. Bosenberg},
CASE REPORT A 4-year-old female, weighing 12kg, presented for ENT and dental examination under anaesthesia. Nasal intubation was requested to facilitate the dental examination. On examination she had the distinctive facial features of Wolf-Hirschhorn syndrome that included hyperteleorism, prominent glabella, short “beaked” nose, short philtrum, mild micrognathia and microsomia, but she had no cleft lip or palate, nor iris coloboma. She had generalised hypotonia. She initially failed to thrive… CONTINUE READING


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