Acıbadem Üniversitesi Sağlık Bilimleri Dergisi 2020 , Vol 11, Issue 4
Anesthetic Management of An Obstetric Patient With Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy: Case Report and Review of The Literature
Zuhal Çavuş1,Yeşim Çelik2
1Private Duygu Hospital, Anesthesia, Istanbul, Turkey
2Private Duygu Hospital, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Istanbul, Turkey
DOI : 10.31067/0.2020.326 Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy is a rare hereditary disease with dangerous systemic components including difficult airway, muscle weakness, increased risk for pulmonary aspiration, cardiomyopathy, and rhabdomyolysis that make anesthetic management challenging. In this case report, we aimed to discuss the anesthetic management of a 36-year-old pregnant woman with Limb-Girdle Muscular Dystrophy (LGMD) who underwent emergent caesarean section with spinal anesthesia and to review of the anesthetic management of obstetric Limb-Girdle patients in the literature. Keywords : Limb-girdle muscular dystrophy, spinal anesthesia, caesarean section