Anaesthetic Concerns in a Case of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

Shaji Mathew, Arun Kumar Handigodu Duggappa, Jyothi Biradar, Eeshwar Murali Vaideeshwaran, Shiyad Muhamed

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A 22 year old male patient with metachromatic leukodystrophy presented in our hospital for multiple teeth extraction under general anaesthesia. Metachromatic leukodystrophy is a rare congenital neurodegenerative disorder which predominantly affect the corticospinal tract. In this case report anaesthetic concerns and our perioperative management are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)82-84
Number of pages3
JournalSri Lankan Journal of Anaesthesiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2022

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine


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