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What forms of anesthesia must be avoided for a patient with suspected congenital myasthenia?

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Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Congenital myestheni: About the only anesthesia, that would be safe is epidural caudal aesthesia
Dr. Jatinder Bhangoo
Anesthesiology 20 years experience
to my knowledge any anesthetic is safe but if your having a general anesthetic you might want to avoid succinylcholine and other paralytics.
Jun 10, 2014

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