5 - Anesthesia application in kniest dysplasia
Hacer Şebnem Türk, Hale Dobrucali, Ayşe Hancı, Metin Bektaş, Ulufer Sivrikaya, Raffi Armağan
Kniest dysplasia is an autosomal dominant hereditary disease. This disorder represents one of a spectrum of chondrodysplasias due to mutations in the gene coding for type II collagen (COL 2A1). This condition is characterized by dwarfism, enlarged joints and various skeletal abnormalities and problems with vision and hearing. During anesthesia, there are some risks related to all spine instability, cleft palate, low lung capacity. Anesthesia should not be performed before detailed evaluation of these patients.
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