oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Ehlers-Danlos syndrome with parathyroid adenoma for excision : case study

Volume 18, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (EDS) consists of a group of connective tissue disorders characterised by hyperelasticity of the skin and hypermobile joints. Parathyroid adenoma results in increased parathyroid hormone secretion. We report the case of a 20-year-old male patient with EDS and parathyroid adenoma, who underwent surgery to excise the tumour. A thorough preoperative evaluation, stabilisation, and necessary precautions and monitoring during the intraoperative period, ensured an uneventful postoperative period.

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