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Anaesth Intensive Care. 2006 Feb;34(1):93-6.

Motor neurone disease presenting as postoperative respiratory failure.

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Wellington Public Hospital, Departments of Anaesthesia, Intensive Care and Neurology, Wellington, New Zealand.

Abstract

We present the case of a woman who developed respiratory failure in the postoperative period secondary to previously unsuspected motor neurone disease. This case highlights the difficulty in detecting subtle neuromuscular weakness during anaesthetic pre-assessment.

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