Anesthetic management of a patient with dermatomyositis
Zeynep Nur Akçaboy, Erkan Yavuz Akçaboy 1 * , Sinem Yalçın Bayrakçı, Özlem Soyal, Nermin Göğüş
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1 Numune Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi I. Anesteziyoloji ve Reanimasyon Kliniği, Ankara, Turkey
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Abstract

Dermatomyositis is a rare disease of unknown etiology characterized by proximal muscle weakness as a result of inflammation and degeneration of muscles. Concerning the anesthetic management of a patient with dermatomyositis, there is little and conflict information on the appropriate use of muscle relaxants. In this case we present an anesthetic management in a patient diagnosed as dermatomyositis. 

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Article Type: Case Report

https://doi.org/10.5799/ahinjs.01.2012.02.0160

J Clin Exp Invest, 2012 - Volume 3 Issue 2, pp. 277-279

Publication date: 12 Jun 2012

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