Chediak-Higashi syndrome in the intensive care unit

Demirkiran O., Utku T. , Urkmez S., Dikmen Y.

PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA, vol.14, no.8, pp.685-688, 2004 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2004
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/j.1460-9592.2004.01257.x
  • Title of Journal : PEDIATRIC ANESTHESIA
  • Page Numbers: pp.685-688


Chediak-Higashi Syndrome is a rare autosomal recessive disease characterized by recurrent infections, giant cytoplasmic granules and oculocutaneous albinism. We describe the clinical and laboratory findings of a patient with Chediak-Higashi syndrome who was diagnosed and treated in the intensive care unit because of bleeding tendency after surgery.