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Med-Science. 2016; 5(Supplement 1): 116-8

Airway management in an osteogenesis imperfecta case in the lateral decubitus position: case report

Muharrem Ucar, Ahmet Selim Ozkan, Duygu Demiroz, Mehmet Ali Erdogan, Ulku Ozgul, Mahmut Durmus.


Osteogenesis imperfecta that is a connective tissue disorder is a rare autosomal disease. Osteogenesis imperfecta in the presence spinal deformity, respiratory disorders, cardiac anomalies and bone deformities may create several problems in the management of anesthesia. The risks of teeth, mandible and cervical trauma and difficulty making positions due to bone deformity challenge difficult airway management.
We aim to provide airway management with ProSeal Laryngeal Mask Airway in left lateral decubitus position in a child patient who has severe thoracic spine deformity and can not be given supine position.

Key words: Osteogenesis imperfecta, PLMA, airway management

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