oa Southern African Journal of Anaesthesia and Analgesia - Anaesthesia in a child with Rubenstein-Taybi syndrome : case study

Volume 19, Issue 2
  • ISSN : 2220-1181
  • E-ISSN: 2220-1173



We report on the anaesthetic management of a child with Rubenstein-Taybi syndrome who required eye surgery. This is a rare congenital syndrome characterised by severe learning difficulties, cardiac abnormalities, gastrooesophageal reflux and craniofacial abnormalities, e.g. microganathia and a small mouth. There is the possibility of a difficult intubation.

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