Anaesthetic management of children with congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis.

@article{Okuda2000AnaestheticMO,
  title={Anaesthetic management of children with congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis.},
  author={Koji Okuda and Toshimi Arai and Takaaki Miwa and Koichi Hiroki},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  year={2000},
  volume={10 5},
  pages={545-8}
}
Congenital insensitivity to pain with anhidrosis (CIPA) is a rare sensory neuropathy, which affects patients' pain sensation and thermoregulation. There are several issues to consider when planning anaesthesia for those with this congenital disorder. Over a 20-year period, six patients with CIPA underwent 20 surgical procedures under general anaesthesia in our institution. We analysed our experience with these patients retrospectively. We conclude that patients with CIPA are able to undergo… CONTINUE READING
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