Korean J Anesthesiol.  2009 Feb;56(2):225-229. 10.4097/kjae.2009.56.2.225.

Anesthetic managements for repair of atrial septal defect in a patient with Young-Simpson Syndrome: A case report

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  • 1Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, School of Medicine, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea. pondkim@unitel.co.kr
  • 2Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine, Gangneung Asan Hospital, Ulsan University, College of Medicine, Gangneung, Korea.

Abstract

Young-Simpson Syndrome (YSS) is a rare malformation syndrome characterized by facial dysmorphism, congenital heart abnormalities, congenital hypothyroidism and severe growth retardation. A 5-month-old girl was scheduled to undergo patch closure of atrial septal defect. She had been diagnosed with YSS preoperatively. We report out clinical experience of a case of YSS patient with brief review of related literatures and relevant anesthetic problems.

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Young-Simpson Syndrome
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