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BMJ Case Rep. 2010; 2010: bcr11.2009.2447.
Published online 2010 May 6. doi:  10.1136/bcr.11.2009.2447
PMCID: PMC3047521
Rare disease

Anaesthetic management of Crow–Fukase syndrome

Abstract

Crow–Fukase syndrome is a multisystem disorder with anaesthetic risks including prolonged duration of action of neuromuscular blocking drugs. The case of a patient with this syndrome who underwent six separate elective procedures and one urgent surgical procedure is reported. Avoidance of neuromuscular blocking drugs and use of regional anaesthetic techniques are recommended.


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