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2022 Mar 25

JA Clin Rep



A case of monosomy 21 presented with difficult tracheal intubation.


Saito Y, Chaki T, Nishihara N, Yamakage M
JA Clin Rep. 2022 Mar 25; 8(1):24.
PMID: 35333987.


Monosomy 21 is a rare chromosomal abnormality. It is mainly associated with mental retardation, intellectual disability, growth retardation, microcephaly, and characteristic facial features. General anesthesia in adults with this disease has not been reported. We report difficult airway management of an adult patient with monosomy 21.