Anesthetic considerations in a parturient with Freeman-Sheldon syndrome.

@article{Fisher2016AnestheticCI,
  title={Anesthetic considerations in a parturient with Freeman-Sheldon syndrome.},
  author={Katie Fisher and Fatemah Qasem and Paidrig Armstrong and Ian McConachie},
  journal={International journal of obstetric anesthesia},
  year={2016},
  volume={27},
  pages={81-4}
}
Freeman-Sheldon syndrome is a rare genetic disorder characterized by malformations of the face, oral cavity and musculoskeletal system. This case report describes the anesthetic management of a parturient with Freeman-Sheldon syndrome, kyphoscoliosis and a cardiac pacemaker for a cesarean delivery and tubal ligation. With a predicted difficult airway, our team decided to provide a combined spinal-epidural anesthetic. Problems encountered included difficult intravenous access, failure to… CONTINUE READING
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