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Freeman–Sheldon Syndrome

Shrutee A Meshram

Keywords : Anesthesia, Difficult airway, Freeman–Sheldon syndrome, Microstomia

Citation Information : Meshram SA. Freeman–Sheldon Syndrome. Res Inno Anesth 2019; 4 (1):19-20.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10049-0062

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 01-10-2019

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2019; The Author(s).


Freeman–Sheldon syndrome1 is a rare progressive myopathic disorder. The presence of difficult airway, poor venous access, and possible susceptibility to malignant hyperthermia make anesthesia management challenging in these patients.2 We report the case of a child with Freeman–Sheldon syndrome with microstomia posted for posterior release of clubfoot.

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