Airway management in Hurler's syndrome: A persistent challen
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The difficulty in airway management of Hurler's syndrome or mucopolysaccharidosis (MPS) type I patients has been described as the worst. These patients may develop serious complications under anaesthesia including airway obstruction leading to severe hypoxaemia, inability to ventilate or intubate and post-extubation problems.Despite many potential benefits of using supraglottic devices for primary airway management in these patients over endotracheal tube (ETT) intubation, their usage has been limited. We present a 15-year-old male child diagnosed as a case of Hurler's syndrome with bilateral corneal haze.Proseal laryngeal mask airway (PLMA) was inserted in awake state to circumvent the problem of the difficult airway...

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