Anesthetic management of a patient with Freeman-Sheldon syndrome

Paediatr Anaesth. 2004 Oct;14(10):874-7. doi: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2004.01290.x.


The Freeman-Sheldon syndrome (FSS) is rare congenital myopathy and dysplasia. The musculoskeletal and soft-tissue manifestations of FSS often require orthopedic and plastic reconstructive surgery. We report a case of 19-month-old girl with FSS.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Multiple / physiopathology*
  • Algorithms
  • Anesthesia, General*
  • Contracture / congenital
  • Contracture / physiopathology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Infant
  • Myopathies, Structural, Congenital / physiopathology*
  • Orthopedic Procedures
  • Osteotomy
  • Preanesthetic Medication
  • Syndrome