Case Report

Multiple lung cysts and Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome: management of anaesthesia and surgery


  • Esra Özer
  • Hasan Kutluk Pampal
  • Mehmet Dakak

Received Date: 21.02.2011 Accepted Date: 07.07.2011 Gulhane Med J 2012;54(4):302-305

Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome is a rare autosomal dominant inherited disorder characterized by hair follicle hamartomas, renal tumors and spontaneous pneumothorax. We present a case of a patient with Birt-Hogg-Dube syndrome diagnosed after recurrent spontaneous pneumothoraces.

Keywords: Surgery, thoracic bullae, pneumothorax anaesthesia, ventilation