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Anaesthetic Management for Emergency Caesarean Section in a Parturient with Klippel Feil Syndrome
Feb 1, 2017
A healthy 20-year-old woman was admitted at term in labour during her first pregnancy (G1P0A0). Investigation done at the time of admission was: Blood group: 0 (negative), Hb: 9.6 gm/dl, Random blood sugar: 86 mg/dl.
On examination the patient was a short (height 132 cm), moderately built and nourished with Weight-48 kg, b.p.-122/78 mmHg, pulse rate-84/min, respiratory rate 18/min, no jaundice, mild pedal oedema. She had a short webbed neck and a low posterior hairline with no flexion or extension of the neck..