Dr. G. D. Sree Mounika, Dr. Y. Murali Prabakar, Dr. M. Sharada, Dr. R. Kondareddy, Dr. C. G. Raghuram
Abstract: Waardenburg syndrome type 4 is a rarely occurring pediatric emergency in association with mega colon and Hirschsprung’s disease. We hereby report a case of type 4 Waardenburg syndrome with Hirschsprung’s disease coming up for an emergency decompressive colostomy. The anaesthetic implications and the multisystem involvement relevant to the syndrome are discussed and presented in this paper.
Keywords: Shah-Waardenburg syndrome, stomach decompression, aspiration pneumonitis, Isolate-P