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Anaesthetic management of term pregnant patient Glanzmann thrombaesthenia

Journal: University Journal of Medicine and Medical Specialities (Vol.5, No. 6)

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Page : 25-26

Keywords : Glanzmann thrombaesthenia; general anaesthenia; Caesarean section;

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Glanzmann thrombaesthenia is a rare autosomal recessive bleeding disorder caused by deficient or dysfunctional glycoprotein IIb-IIIa receptor on platelet membrane resulting in defective platelet aggregation. We report a case of Glanzmann thrombaesthenia undergoing lower segment Caesarean section and discuss about its perioperative management.

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