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A&A Case Reports:
doi: 10.1213/XAA.0000000000000031
Case Reports: Case Report

Anesthetic Challenges in an Adult with Mucopolysaccharidosis Type VI

Cade, Jacqueline MBBS, BMedSc; Jansen, Nicholas BSc, MBBS, FANZCA, PG Cert Emer Hlth

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Abstract

The mucopolysaccharidoses are a group of lysosomal storage diseases with many skeletal and airway features that pose a challenge to anesthetists. We present the anesthetic management of a woman with mucopolysaccharidosis type VI undergoing cervical spine surgery and review the perioperative issues that may arise with this disease.

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