Emergency Caesarean section in a patient with known sickle-cell disease and myasthenia gravis : case study

@inproceedings{EhiozieOsifo2010EmergencyCS,
  title={Emergency Caesarean section in a patient with known sickle-cell disease and myasthenia gravis : case study},
  author={A. A. Ehiozie-Osifo and John Olutola Olatosi and Ot Kushimo},
  year={2010}
}
A 33-year-old patient with known sickle-cell disease (SS) booked for antenatal care at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital at six weeks gestational age. She had been diagnosed with myasthenia gravis three years prior to presentation and placed on oral anticholinesterase and steroid therapy, but her compliance was poor. She had had an operative delivery six years previously, under a general anaesthesia relaxant technique. It had been complicated by delayed emergence and residual muscle… CONTINUE READING

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