Anaesthetic considerations in a patient with Fraser syndrome

Anaesthesia. 1995 Jan;50(1):39-41. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2044.1995.tb04512.x.


A 16-year-old girl with Fraser syndrome underwent abdominal hysterectomy under general anaesthesia. She had multiple congenital anomalies which included a cardiac defect and airway abnormalities. Intubation difficulties were circumvented by the retrograde technique of placement of the tracheal tube.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Abnormalities, Multiple*
  • Adolescent
  • Anesthesia, General / methods*
  • Eyelids / abnormalities*
  • Female
  • Heart Septal Defects, Atrial
  • Humans
  • Hysterectomy*
  • Intubation, Intratracheal / methods*
  • Respiratory System Abnormalities
  • Syndrome