Epidural analgesia in a child with sickle cell disease complicated by acute abdominal pain and priapism

F. Labat, A. M. Dubousset, C. Baujard, A. P. Wasier, D. Benhamou, G. Cucchiaro

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Abstract

We describe a case of a 9-yr-old child with sickle cell disease complicated by abdominal vasoocclusive crisis and priapism. Both complications were successfully treated with a combination of epidural local anesthetics and morphine.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)935-936
Number of pages2
JournalBritish journal of anaesthesia
Volume87
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 2001
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Anaesthetic techniques, epidural
  • Blood, sickle cell disease
  • Complications, priapism

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine

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