Anesthetic management of a low birth weight infant with immature teratoma

Case Report

  • Duygu KARA, [MD] Erzurum Regional Training and Research Hospital, Anesthesiology and Reanimation Department
  • Meral KANBAK, [MD] Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Anesthesiology and Reanimation Department
  • Bilge ÇELEBİOĞLU, [MD] Hacettepe University, Faculty of Medicine, Anesthesiology and Reanimation Department

Abstract

Intrapericardial teratomas are rare but potentially fatal. Early diagnosis and decision for treatment can be accomplished with prenatal ultrasound. The most common squeal of intrapericardial teratomas are pericardial effusion and pressure on the structures of the cardiovascular and/or respiratory system at birth. Herein we report a case of the diagnosis and anesthetic management of an intrapericardial immature teratoma in a low weight premature neonate.

Key words: Intrapericardial teratoma, premature, anesthetic management

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Published
Nov 6, 2017
How to Cite
KARA, Duygu; KANBAK, Meral; ÇELEBİOĞLU, Bilge. Anesthetic management of a low birth weight infant with immature teratoma. Acta Medica, [S.l.], v. 46, n. 1, p. 79-81, nov. 2017. ISSN 2147-9488. Available at: <https://actamedica.org/index.php/actamedica/article/view/120>. Date accessed: 18 nov. 2017.
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Case Report