Case Report

Anesthesia Management in Achondroplasia: A Case Report


Achondroplasia is the result of a mutation in the gene encoding the type 3 receptor for a fibroblast growth factor. This abnormality results in malformation endochondral ossification. Achondroplasia is characterized by disproportionately short stature, lumbar lordosis, large head, midface hypoplasia, short hands, and normal cognitive development.
Our report is about a 28-year-old patient with achondroplasia who underwent surgery for correction of kyphosis due to spinal canal stenosis. In this present case we study management anesthesia.

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IssueVol 7 No 2 (2021): Spring QRcode
SectionCase Report(s)
Anesthesia Achondroplasia Autosomal dominant Airway management

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Teymourian H, Azizi Faresani H, Behnaz F, Tafrishinejad A, Ariannia H, Asgari S. Anesthesia Management in Achondroplasia: A Case Report. Arch Anesth & Crit Care. 7(2):111-4.