World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports Volume No 7

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Anesthetic management of a child with type І homocystinuria

Hamid Zahedi, Mohamadali Seifrabie, Kourosh Sheibani and Mahshid Nikooseresht
World Journal of Medical and Surgical Case Reports 2013, 2:1


Homocystinuria is a rare autosomal recessive disease with multiple systemic manifestations, which is classified into three types (type's Ι-III). Here we report an 8-year-old boy who required anesthetic care during an ocular surgery including lensectomy under general anesthesia. Proper precautions should be taken during anesthetic management of such a patient since some particular Anesthetic complications like preoperative thromboembolism and hypoglycemia may worsen the course of Anesthesia. We provided successful anesthetic management for our patient and he was discharged without subsequent complications.

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