Child with Edward's syndrome for radiological procedure: An
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Edward's syndrome is rarely inherited disorder as a result of trisomy of chromosome 18. It usually manifests as serious cardiovascular, renal anomalies and orofacial deformity. This article presents tailored customized management in a challenging case of Edward's syndrome for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) under general anaesthesia.

A 2-year-old male child, weighing 11 kg, presented to hospital with difficulty in walking. He was diagnosed to have Edward's syndrome. Preoperatively, the child was found to be with severe mental retardation and hypotonia. Airway examination could not be assessed other than externally evident facial deformity because of learning deficit of the child. Renal function tests were abnormal. In electrocardiogram (ECG), right bundle branch was evident. Two-dimensional echocardiogram findings were suggestive of moderate atrial septal defect (ASD) of 3.5 mm. MRI of the lungs showed pulmonary hypoplasia of the left lung...

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