The Eurasian Journal of Medicine
Case Report

Vaginal Hysterectomy by Epidural Anesthesia Combined with Low Dose Propofol in a Patient with Myasthenia Gravis

Eurasian J Med 2007; 39: 154-156
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Abstract

Myasthenia Gravis is an autoimmune disease characterized by muscle weakness and early fatigue. Although muscle weakness most frequently affects ocular muscles, its effects on the respiratory muscles lead to a serious condition. Because surgery and stress in particular exacerbate the disease, perfect anesthesia is very important. A case of mystenia gravis who underwent vaginal hysterectomy with epidural anesthesia has been presented.

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