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CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 58  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 736-738

Anaesthetic management of a patient with Allgrove syndrome


Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain, Fortis Hospital, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

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Dr. B G Arun
Department of Anaesthesiology, Critical Care and Pain, Fortis Hospital, Bannerghatta Road, Bengaluru - 560 076, Karnataka
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DOI: 10.4103/0019-5049.147168

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Allgrove syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disorder, which manifests with adrenal insufficiency, achalasia cardia and alacrimia. Autonomic neuropathy can also be associated with it. Adrenal crisis can be precipitated by surgery, infection or trauma. This disorder poses a challenge to anaesthesiologists during anaesthesia for various surgeries. We report the anaesthetic management of a child with Allgrove syndrome.


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