Journal of Anesthesia and Surgery
Anaesthesia Challenges in a Patient with Hurler Syndrome: A Case Report
Department of Anesthesia, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan
Muhammad Asghar Ali, Assistant Professor, Department of Anesthesia, Aga Khan University, Karachi, Pakistan, Tel: 0922134864636/03333306229; E-mail: email@example.com
Muhammad A.A., et al. Anaesthesia challenges in a Patient with Hurler Syndrome: A Case Report. (2014) J Anesth Surg 2 (2): 43-45.
© 2015 Muhammad A.A. This is an Open access article distributed under the terms of Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
KeywordsDifficult airway; Anesthetic management; Hurler syndrome.
Mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) is a group of inherited disorders of connective tissue metabolism. Although these disorders are rare but often these patients undergo multiple surgeries under anaesthesia to improve their quality of life. We are describing here the anaesthetic considerations and management of a 7 year old child with Hurler syndrome, who presented for an Adenotonsillectomy.