Anaesthetic management of a patient with Cornelia de Lange syndrome

Öztürk E., Bozkirli F., Özköse Z.

Gazi Medical Journal, vol.11, no.4, pp.175-177, 2000 (Scopus) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2000
  • Journal Name: Gazi Medical Journal
  • Journal Indexes: Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.175-177
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes


Patients with Cornelia de Lange syndrome may encounter potential anaesthetic problems like seizures, cardiac abnormalities, and difficult tracheal intubation. This report describes the management of a 9-year-old girl with Cornelia de Lange syndrome who underwent thyroductal cyst excision with total intravenous anaesthesia, and reviews the literature on this syndrome and anaesthetic problems.