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Anaesthetic Concerns in a Case of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy

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Shaji Mathew ,

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, IN
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Kasturba Medical college
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Arun Kumar Handigodu Duggappa,

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, IN
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Kasturba Medical college
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Jyothi Biradar,

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, IN
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Kasturba Medical college,
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Eeshwar Murali Vaideeshwaran,

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, IN
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Shiyad Muhamed

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, IN
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Kasturba Medical college
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Abstract

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.

How to Cite: Mathew, S., Handigodu Duggappa, A.K., Biradar, J., Vaideeshwaran, E.M. and Muhamed, S., 2022. Anaesthetic Concerns in a Case of Metachromatic Leukodystrophy. Sri Lankan Journal of Anaesthesiology, 30(1), pp.82–84. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/slja.v30i1.8691
Published on 11 Jun 2022.
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