What is the role of surgery in the treatment of Kennedy disease (KD)?

Updated: Sep 30, 2019
  • Author: Paul E Barkhaus, MD, FAAN, FAANEM; Chief Editor: Nicholas Lorenzo, MD, MHA, CPE  more...
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Some patients with marked dysphagia may require a gastrostomy tube. With respect to the other procedures, Okamoto et al (2004) advocate the use of spinal epidural anesthesia in appropriate settings, such as internal urethrotomy. [83]


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