atypical pseudocholinesterase

a·typ·i·cal pseu·do·cho·lin·es·ter·ase

[MIM*177400, MIM*177500, MIM*177600]
a genetic variant of cholinesterase that fails to catalyze the hydrolysis of succinylcholine.
See also: dibucaine number, fluoride number.
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A diagnosis of atypical pseudocholinesterase or pseudocholinesterase deficiency was suspected at this time.
A reasonable explanation of this patient's prolonged paralysis is the combination of the decreased level of enzyme coupled with an atypical pseudocholinesterase variant.

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