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A 4-year-old girl is conscious but unable to ...

Pseudocholinesterase deficiency

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https://ghr.nlm.nih.gov/condition/pseudocholinesterase-deficiency

"People with pseudocholinesterase deficiency may not be able to move or breathe on their own for a few hours after [fast-acting drugs, such as succinylcholine and mivacurium] are administered.