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Apert Syndrome

Intraoperative and Postoperative Hyponatremia

Gencay, Isin, MD

doi: 10.1097/SCS.0000000000004833
Clinical Studies
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Apert syndrome is one of the acrocephalosyndactilia syndromes that is characterized with calvarial an extremity deformities. Anesthesia management of this syndrome is commonly related with difficult airway. However, hyponatremia is another insistent complication that can occur during craniosynostosis surgeries. Hyponatremia is a common complication during calvarial remodeling surgeries and it can result in serious neurologic damage. Development of mild hyponatremia in a patient with Apert syndrome that went under craniosynostosis surgery was presented in this study.

Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey.

Address correspondence and reprint requests to Isin Gencay, MD, Faculty of Medicine, Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Kirikkale University, Kirikkale, Turkey; E-mail: snyzc@yahoo.com

Received 27 March, 2018

Accepted 15 June, 2018

The author reports no conflicts of interest.

© 2019 by Mutaz B. Habal, MD.