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Anaesthetic Management of Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy for Adrenocortical Tumour in a Paediatric Patient: A Case Report

Author(s): Usha Badole | Ketaki Patwardhan | Surabhi Maheshwari | Rupali Bhalerao

Journal: Indian Anaesthetists' Forum
ISSN 0973-0311

Volume: 11;
Issue: 13;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2010;
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Keywords: Adrenocortical Tumour | Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy | Paediatric

Adrenocortical tumors are rare in children. An 8 months, 8kg child with Cushingoid features with persistent severe hypertension was admitted in pediatric surgery ward.Blood pressure was controlled by ACE inhibitors & calcium channel blockers. Diagnosis of adrenal tumor was confirmed by abdominal CT Scan. We report the management of this patient posted for laparoscopy adrenalectomy
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