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Rev Med Inst Mex Seguro Soc. 2005 Jul-Aug;43(4):335-8.

[Freeman-Sheldon syndrome. A case report].

[Article in Spanish]

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Hospital General de Zona 14, Insituto Mexicano del Seguro Social, Guadalajara, Jalisco.


A clinical case of an infant with Freeman-Sheldon syndrome, corresponding to a congenital multiple arthrogryposis with a peculiar aspect of "whistling boy" and multiple orthopedic malformations. The patient presents exceptional severity of the classic clinical manifestations of this pathology. It is the first case reported in Mexico of this rare disease. Analysis of the high risks in surgery and anesthesia of these patients and the review of the new anesthetic techniques used in Japan and North America are described.

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