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Korean Journal of Anesthesiology 2008;55(5):639-643.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4097/kjae.2008.55.5.639   
Anesthesiologic considerations in a pediatric patient with cornelia de lange syndrome: A case report.
Jiyung Ro, Eun Ju Kim, Ji Hyang Lee, Byung Woo Min, Sang Gon Lee, Jong Suk Ban
Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Daegu Fatima Hospital, Daegu, Korea. kej710418@hanmail.net
Abstract
Cornelia de Lange syndrome (CdLS) is a relatively uncommon, multiple malformation syndrome involving neurodevelopmental, craniofacial, cardiac, musculoskeletal and gastrointestinal systems. Anesthetic management of a patient with CdLS may pose a serious problem mainly from difficult tracheal intubation, aspiration complications and cardiac malformation. We report our successful experience in anesthetic management of a 15-month-old male patient with CdLS who underwent orchiopexy for bilateral cryptochidism.
Key Words: aspiration complications; cardiac malformation; Cornelia de Lange syndrome; difficult tracheal intubation


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