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Pseudocholinesterase deficiency


Other Names for this Disease
  • Apnea, Postanesthetic
  • Butyrylcholinesterase deficiency
  • Cholinesterase 2 Deficiency
  • Pseudocholinesterase E1
  • Succinylcholine Sensitivity
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  • Are there any symptoms or effects of pseudocholinesterase deficiency that are not specifically related to anaesthesia, for example in normal daily life? Click here for answer

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  • I was told that I had pseudocholinesterase deficiency after I experienced difficulty in the resumption of breathing following surgery with general anesthesia. Is there a test that can verify this diagnosis? Are my children at risk for this condition? Click here for answer