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Successful Regional Anesthesia in a Patient with Epidermolysis Bullosa
  1. John C. Rowlingson, MD and
  2. Stuart M. Rosenblum, MD
  1. From the Department of Anesthesiology, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, Virginia

Abstract

The successful conduct of regional anesthesia for upper extremity surgery in a young patient with recessive epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica is described. A brief review of the primary disease and anesthetic considerations also are presented.

  • Epidermolysis bullosa dystrophica
  • axillary block
  • Pediatrics

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  • Address reprint requests to Dr. Rowlingson: Department of Anesthesiology, University of Virginia Medical Center, Charlottesville, VA 22908.

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