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CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 12  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 164-166

Neuraxial anaesthesia in a parturient with space occupying lesion in brain for caesarean section: Demystifying the myth – A case report with review


Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry, India

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Dr. Abinaya Ramachandran
Department of Anaesthesia and Critical Care, Pondicherry Institute of Medical Sciences, Pondicherry
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/JOACC.JOACC_94_21

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Pregnancy makes a patient undergo diverse physiological changes and predisposes them to many pathological disorders such as pre-eclampsia, eclampsia, cortical vein thrombosis, and pituitary apoplexy. Any intervention during pregnancy presents a unique challenge as it affects two individuals. Once diagnosed with a clinical condition, they are prone to further medical, obstetric and anaesthetic complications. Herein, we report the anaesthetic management of a 32-year-old female previously diagnosed with pituitary adenoma and now presenting with twin pregnancy for emergency caesarean section along with emphasis on the anaesthetic concerns pertinent to brain tumours in pregnancy.


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