TITLE

Ketamine Induced Seizures in an Autistic Child

AUTHOR(S)
Verma, Geetanjali S.; Prabhashankar
PUB. DATE
February 2014
SOURCE
Indian Anaesthetists' Forum;Feb2014, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An autistic child of eight years age, with attention deficit hyperactivity syndrome presented for tooth extraction under general anaesthesia. Ketamine was used for induction and the child developed seizures following its administration. Seizures were controlled, extraction done and post-operative period was uneventful. Ketamine was suspected to have caused seizures though safe use of Ketamine has been reported in autistic patient.
ACCESSION #
96567567

 

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