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Familial Dysautonomia, Report of 3 Cases from Iran and a Discussion about Their General and Anaesthesia Care

Badiozaman Radpay, Mahtab Poor Zamany Nejat Kermany, Ali Asghar Halimi-Asl




Background: Familial Dysautonomia (FD) is a rare hereditary syndrome which is an autosomal recessive trait that typically affects Jewish children. Important signs and symptoms of the disorder include; diminished pain perception, absence of overflow tears, hypotonia, fainting cardiac arrhythmias and autonomic crisis.

Cases Report: In this article we reported 3 cases of FD syndrome which had presented for surgical operation followed by a discussion about general care of these patients as well as Anesthesia considerations.


Familial Dysautonomia, Pain, Anesthesia care


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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22037/nbm.v3i2.8680