Brain Tumor in a Case of Downs Syndrome: Anaesthesia Perspectives
Santanu Bora; DNB, Mukul Jain; MD, Arvind Arya; MD and Deepak K Jha*; MCh
Departments of Neuroanaesthesia and Neurosurgery, Institute of Human Behavior and Allied Sciences, Delhi, India
- *Corresponding Author:
- Deepak Kumar Jha
Department of Neurosurgery
IHBAS, Delhi-110095, India
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: May 11, 2016; Accepted date: July 02, 2016; Published date: July 07, 2016
Citation: Jha DK (2016) Brain Tumor in a Case of Down’s Syndrome: Anaesthesia Perspectives. J Anesth Clin Res 7:636. doi:10.4172/2155-6148.1000636
Copyright: © 2016 Jha DK. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
Down’s syndrome patients are known to have various associated airway and craniovertebral junction anomalies which pose a challenge for anaesthetic management of these patients undergoing brain tumour surgery. Authors report anaesthetic management of a patient of Down’s syndrome undergoing brain tumor surgery who had airway of Mallampati class IV with large tongue, small mouth opening and high arched palate with review of relevant literature.