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Anaesthetic Management in a Case of Opitz Frias Syndrome - A Case Report

Author(s): Dr. Charu Deva | Dr. S. Gombar | Dr. Arpita K | Dr. Nilanjan D

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 6;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2005;
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Keywords: Opitz syndrome | anaesthesia | aspiration

Background: Opitz-Frias syndrome also known as hypertelorism-hypospadias syndrome or G-syndrome was first reported by Opitz & co-workers in 1969. Syndrome is inherited as X-linked or autosomal dominant trait with male sex limitation. This is a developmental defect with multiple malformations. Interestingly, the birth defects are the defects of midline structures, i.e. telecanthus; hypospadias; congenital heart defects; laryngotracheoesophageal (LTE) defects; cleft lip and palate etc.
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