Pain Management in a Parturient with Presacral Mass

Tan Yan Ru, John Paul Lew, Ong Yee Yian, Antonia Zeng
2017 Open Journal of Anesthesiology  
Presacral masses are rare lesions and due to obscure anatomic location and etiological heterogeneity, they pose a diagnostic and therapeutic challenge. Literature is limited on the pain management of a parturient with presacral mass. We describe here a parturient in her second trimester with severe pain from a presacral mass. A high clinical acumen with early multidisciplinary involvement are needed to establish a diagnosis and provide treatment options for the well-being of the patient,
more » ... the patient, minimize fetal teratogenicity, avoid chronic symptoms and long-term disability.
doi:10.4236/ojanes.2017.711037 fatcat:gqxh42dv3fcxjc7hj4xdiuquey