International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Anaesthesiology | India | Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023 | Rating: 4.3 / 10


Anaesthetic Management of a Case of Duchenne's Muscular Dystrophy

Dr Jayprakash Galpalli | Dr. Mohan Swami


Abstract: A 9yr old male child, with Duchenne's muscular dystrophy was scheduled for tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy with bilateral grommet insertion. The anaesthetic management of patient with muscular dystrophies is complicated and challenging. A thorough preoperative evaluation and multidisciplinary approach is essential for perioperative management of such cases. Here, we describe the successful anaesthetic management of a case of Duchenne muscular dystrophy who underwent tonsillectomy, adenoidectomy & bilateral grommet insertion procedure under general anaesthesia.


Keywords: Duchenne's muscular dystrophy, difficult airway. anaesthesia management


Edition: Volume 12 Issue 11, November 2023,


Pages: 1899 - 1900


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