Table of Contents Author Guidelines Submit a Manuscript
Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2011, Article ID 515719, 3 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2011/515719
Case Report

Anesthesic Management for Escobar Syndrome: Case Report

1Department of Anesthesiology and Reanimation, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, 06500 Ankara, Turkey
2Department of Ophthalmology, Faculty of Medicine, Gazi University, 06500 Ankara, Turkey

Received 22 December 2010; Revised 31 January 2011; Accepted 4 February 2011

Academic Editor: Piotr K. Janicki

Copyright © 2011 Ayse Hande Arpaci et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Linked References

  1. V. Escobar, D. Bixler, S. Gleiser, D. D. Weaver, and T. Gibbs, “Multiple pterygium syndrome,” American Journal of Diseases of Children, vol. 132, no. 6, pp. 609–611, 1978. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  2. H. Chen, C.-H. Chang, R. P. Misra, H. A. Peters, N. S. Grijalva, and J. M. Opitz, “Multiple ptergygium syndrome,” American Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 7, pp. 91–102, 1980. View at Google Scholar
  3. A. Goh, K. W. Lim, and V. Rajalingam, “Multiple pterygium syndrome (Escobar syndrome)–a case report,” Singapore Medical Journal, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 208–210, 1994. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  4. C. C. Dodson and O. Boachie-Adjei, “Escobar syndrome (multiple pterygium syndrome) associated with thoracic kyphoscoliosis, lordoscoliosis, and severe restrictive lung disease: a case report,” HSS Journal, vol. 1, pp. 35–39, 2005. View at Google Scholar
  5. E. M. Thompson, D. Donnai, M. Baraitser, C. M. Hall, M. E. Pembrey, and J. Fixsen, “Multiple pterygium syndrome: evolution of the phenotype,” Journal of Medical Genetics, vol. 24, no. 12, pp. 733–749, 1987. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  6. A. Aslani, U. Kleiner, E. M. Noah, S. Rudnik-Schöneborn, and N. Pallua, “Extensor-tendon hypoplasia and multiple pterygia: escobar syndrome in a 7-year-old boy,” British Journal of Plastic Surgery, vol. 55, no. 6, pp. 516–519, 2002. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  7. K. Hoffmann, J. S. Müller, S. Stricker et al., “Escobar syndrome is a prenatal myasthenia caused by disruption of the acetylcholine receptor fetal γ subunit,” American Journal of Human Genetics, vol. 79, no. 2, pp. 303–312, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed
  8. P. J. Kuzma, M. D. Calkins, M. D. Kline, S. M. Karan, and M. D. Matson, “The anesthetic management of patients with multiple pterygium syndrome,” Anesthesia and Analgesia, vol. 83, no. 2, pp. 430–432, 1996. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  9. L. K. Robinson, N. C. O'Brien, M. C. Puckett, and M. A. Cox, “Multiple pterygium syndrome: a case complicated by malignant hyperthermia,” Clinical Genetics, vol. 32, no. 1, pp. 5–9, 1987. View at Google Scholar · View at Scopus
  10. L. Kachko, C. M. Platis, O. Konen, E. B. On, A. Tarabikin, and J. Katz, “Lumbar epidural anesthesia for the child with Escobar syndrome,” Paediatric Anaesthesia, vol. 16, no. 6, pp. 700–702, 2006. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus
  11. M. S.-R. Siddiqui, P. J. Kymer, and J. F. Mayhew, “Anesthesia in a child with Escobar syndrome,” Pediatric Anesthesia, vol. 14, article 1, 2004. View at Google Scholar
  12. J. F. Mayhew and G. Mychaskiw, “Escobar syndrome: is this child prone to malignant hyperthermia?” Paediatric Anaesthesia, vol. 19, no. 1, pp. 69–70, 2009. View at Publisher · View at Google Scholar · View at PubMed · View at Scopus