Title

Subdural Hematoma as a Consequence of Epidural Anesthesia.

Publication/Presentation Date

1-1-2015

Abstract

Regional spinal and epidural anesthesia are used commonly in operative procedures. While the most frequent complication, postdural puncture headache (PDPH), is a clinically diagnosed positional headache that is usually self-limited, subdural hemorrhage (SDH) is a potentially fatal complication that cannot be missed. We report a case of an otherwise healthy female who presented with persistent positional headache and was ultimately found to have a large subdural hematoma with midline shift requiring surgical evacuation.

Volume

2015

First Page

597942

Last Page

597942

ISSN

2090-648X

Comments

This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4677186/

Disciplines

Emergency Medicine

PubMedID

26697237

Department(s)

Department of Emergency Medicine, Department of Emergency Medicine Faculty, Department of Emergency Medicine Residents, Fellows and Residents

Document Type

Article