Clinical management of latex-allergic children.

  title={Clinical management of latex-allergic children.},
  author={Robert S. Holzman},
  journal={Anesthesia and analgesia},
  volume={85 3},
UNLABELLED Latex allergy in children with myelodysplasia and urological anomalies is well recognized. We anesthetized 162 children with latex allergy who underwent 267 anesthetics according to a latex-safe protocol. Medication for allergy prophylaxis was not administered. Our patients were 11.6 +/- 5.8 yr old (range 1-31 yr). Primary diagnoses were myelodysplasia, extrophy of the bladder, and cloacal extrophy. These children had many allergies to medications and foods as well as environmental… CONTINUE READING