A case of yellow nail syndrome – Anaesthetic management and concerns

S. Mathew, J. A. Navada, A. K. Handigodu Duggappa, S. Mohamed

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A 19-year old patient diagnosed with yellow nail syndrome was posted for bronchoscopic examination for aspiration and clearance of secretions. There were symptoms pertaining to cardiorespiratory systems. He was uncooperative to undergo the procedure under local anaesthesia. Procedure was successfully managed using dexmedetomidine infusion.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)53-55
Number of pages3
JournalSri Lankan Journal of Anaesthesiology
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 01-01-2017


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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