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International Journal of Medical Anesthesiology

2020, Vol. 3, Issue 3, Part A
Khyphoscoliosis in pregnancy for emergency caesarean section


Author(s): Dr. Shalini Gujral, Dr. Satyaveer Singh and Dr. Bhupendra Singh

Abstract: Kyphoscoliosis is a progressive deformity of the spine consisting of lateral and posterior curvatures, in addition to the lateral curvature of the spine,the vertebrae are rotatedand the rib cage may be markedly deformed. We are reporting a case of primigavida having traumatic khyphoscoliosis weighing 62 kg presenting at 38 weeks of gestation with obstructed labour scheduled for emergency Cessarean Section in our institute. Patient was examined completely and assessed for any other associated deformity. She was given spinal anesthesia with thorough monitoring. She delivered a baby with Apgar score of 8/10 in first minute and 9/10 in fifth minute. There was no hypotension intraoperatively. Patient was discharged after 7 days.

DOI: 10.33545/26643766.2020.v3.i3a.138

Pages: 09-10 | Views: 144 | Downloads: 59

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Dr. Shalini Gujral, Dr. Satyaveer Singh, Dr. Bhupendra Singh. Khyphoscoliosis in pregnancy for emergency caesarean section. Int J Med Anesthesiology 2020;3(3):09-10. DOI: 10.33545/26643766.2020.v3.i3a.138
International Journal of Medical Anesthesiology