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CASE REPORT
Year : 2007  |  Volume : 51  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 528-530

Hereditary sensory autonomic neuropathy and anaesthesia - a case report


1 MD, DNB, Associate Professor, Department of Anaesthesiology, T N Medical College & B Y L Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India
2 MBBS, P.G.Student, Department of Anaesthesiology, T N Medical College & B Y L Nair Hospital, Mumbai, India

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The hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathies are a rare group of disorders characterized by progressive loss of function that predominantly affects the peripheral sensory nerves. Autonomic dysfunction is present to a variable degree and can have several implications for anaesthesia. We report the case of a patient with Hereditary sensory and autonomic neuropathy who was posted for a below knee amputation and discuss the anaesthesia management.


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