Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Brazilian Journal of Anesthesiology
Case Report

Pudendal nerve block for circumcision of pediatric patient with Pierre Robin Sequence: case report

Munevver Kayhan Pinar Kendigelen Ayse Cigdem Tutuncu Guner Kaya

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Pierre Robin Sequence (PRS) is a congenital condition characterized by micrognathia, glossoptosis, and cleft palate that presents with airway obstruction and developmental delay with or without other congenital anomalies. These patients’ anesthesia management is challenging because of difficult ventilation and intubation. Regional anesthesia methods should be considered for these patients on a case-by-case basis. This report presents primary use of regional anesthesia for circumcision of a 9-year-old boy with PRS.


Child;  Pierre Robin syndrome;  Regional anesthesia;  Case report
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