Saudi Journal of Anaesthesia

REVIEW ARTICLE
Year
: 2022  |  Volume : 16  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 440--443

Anesthesia concerns for a patient with monkeypox requiring emergency surgery: A review


Amit K Malviya1, Ankesh Gupta2, Abhishek Singh1, Anju Gupta1 
1 Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Critical Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India
2 Department of Medicine, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Anju Gupta
Department of Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine and Critical Care, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India

Monkeypox is a contagious disease that manifests as a smallpox-like skin rash. The disease has shown a sudden surge worldwide across several countries. These patients may present for emergency surgery. Anesthetic management of these cases in an emergency setting is challenging. There is not much literature on the anesthetic management of monkeypox patients. We aimed to discuss the anesthetic management of monkeypox in this review.


How to cite this article:
Malviya AK, Gupta A, Singh A, Gupta A. Anesthesia concerns for a patient with monkeypox requiring emergency surgery: A review.Saudi J Anaesth 2022;16:440-443


How to cite this URL:
Malviya AK, Gupta A, Singh A, Gupta A. Anesthesia concerns for a patient with monkeypox requiring emergency surgery: A review. Saudi J Anaesth [serial online] 2022 [cited 2022 Nov 27 ];16:440-443
Available from: https://www.saudija.org/article.asp?issn=1658-354X;year=2022;volume=16;issue=4;spage=440;epage=443;aulast=Malviya;type=0