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Korean Journal of Anesthesiology 2009;56(2):204-207.
DOI: https://doi.org/10.4097/kjae.2009.56.2.204   
An anesthetic experience in a patient with Seckel syndrome: A case report.
Jong Bum Choi, Seung Youn Kang, Hae Keum Kil
1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea. hkkil@yuhs.ac
2Anesthesia and Pain Research Institute, Yonsei University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea.
Abstract
Seckel syndrome is an autosomal recessive, primordial dwarfism. The clinical symptoms and signs include severe intrauterine and postnatal growth retardation, nanocephaly, proportional dwarfism, bird-like faces, beak-like triangular nose, and mental retardation. We report a successful anesthetic management including endotracheal intubation with the GlideScope(R) video laryngoscope in an 18-year old man with Seckel syndrome for curettage of chronic osteomyelitis of pelvic bone.
Key Words: Dwarfism; Endotracheal intubation; Nanocephaly; Seckel syndrome


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