Anaesthetic considerations of adults with Morquio's syndrome - a case report

@inproceedings{Mclaughlin2010AnaestheticCO,
  title={Anaesthetic considerations of adults with Morquio's syndrome - a case report},
  author={A Mclaughlin and Muhammad Suleman Farooq and Maria B. Donnelly and Kieran Foley},
  booktitle={BMC anesthesiology},
  year={2010}
}
BACKGROUND The anaesthetic management of patients with Morquio syndrome is complicated by a number of factors including odontoid hypoplasia, atlantoaxial instability, thoracic kyphosis, and deposition of mucopolysaccharides in the soft tissue of the oropharnyx. CASE PRESENTATION Herein we describe the anaesthetic considerations and management of a 26 year old adult with Morquio syndrome, who presented for an elective hip replacement. CONCLUSION This report details an awake fiberoptic… CONTINUE READING

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