CASE REPORT
Year : 2022  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 472-474

Postoperative myoclonic movement following mandibular cyst enucleation under general anesthesia: A case report


1 Department of Anesthesia, ICU and Pain Relief, South Egypt Cancer Institute, Assiut University, Egypt; Departments of Anesthesia, Maxillofacial Oncology and Microvascular Surgery, Dental University Hospital, King Saud University, KSA
2 Department of Maxillofacial Surgery, Maxillofacial Oncology and Microvascular Surgery, Dental University Hospital, King Saud University, KSA
3 Department of Anesthesia, Maxillofacial Oncology and Microvascular Surgery, Dental University Hospital, King Saud University, KSA; Department of Anesthesia, ICU and Pain Relief, Assiut University, Egypt
4 Department of Anesthesia, Maxillofacial Oncology and Microvascular Surgery, Dental University Hospital, King Saud University, KSA; Department of Anesthesia and ICU, Faculty of Medicine, Assiut University, Egypt

Correspondence Address:
Alaa Ali M. Elzohry
Department of Anesthesia, ICU and Pain Relief, South Egypt Cancer Institute, Assiut University

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DOI: 10.4103/sja.sja_888_21

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Postoperative myoclonic movement (PMM) is an uncommon side effect after general anesthesia (GA), and the exact cause of this neurologic complication is still unknown. Many factors such as anesthesia, psychological stresses, and surgical stress could trigger PMM. We are here reporting a case of PMM in the post-anesthetic care unit (PACU) following general anesthesia in an apparently healthy patient.


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