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Perinatal/Neonatal Case Presentation

Neonatal Seizures following Lidocaine Administration for Elective Circumcision


We report a case of a 25-day old, former 34-week gestation male newborn who experienced neonatal seizures following administration of subcutaneous lidocaine for regional anesthesia during an elective circumcision prior to discharge.

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Moran, L., Hossain, T. & Insoft, R. Neonatal Seizures following Lidocaine Administration for Elective Circumcision. J Perinatol 24, 395–396 (2004).

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