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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 281-284

Case report of congenital kyphoscoliosis with myotonic dystrophy type 1: Perioperative and anesthetic considerations

1 Department of Orthopaedics, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
2 Department of Anaesthesiology, K.J. Somaiya Medical College and Hospital, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
3 Department of Anaesthesiology, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
4 Department of Pediatrics, Choithram Hospital and Research Centre, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Dr. Varinder Kaur
Department of Anaesthesiology, B.J. Wadia Hospital for Children, Acharya Donde Marg, Parel East, Parel, Mumbai 400012, Maharashtra
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/jpn.JPN_119_20

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Congenital kyphoscoliosis associated with myotonic dystrophy type 1 (DM 1) is a rare combination and carries challenges of surgical as well as anesthetic intervention. The presence of muscular dystrophy may accelerate progression of scoliosis thus requiring surgical treatment. The objective of this case report was to discuss the perioperative anesthetic and surgical management of such cases.


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