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2018 May 08

JA Clin Rep



Anesthetic management with subcostal transversus abdominis plane block in recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa for peritoneal dialysis catheter replacement: a case report.


Recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) is a rare, hereditary mucocutaneous disorder that can involve renal insufficiency. If a vascular access for hemodialysis is unavailable, peritoneal dialysis can be utilized. This report describes an anesthetic management with ultrasound-guided transversus abdominis plane block (TAPB) in a patient with RDEB for peritoneal dialysis catheter replacement.