Intracranial subdural hematoma post-spinal anesthesia: report of two cases and review of 33 cases in the literature.

Intracranial subdural hematoma post-spinal anesthesia: report of two cases and review of 33 cases in the literature.

Rev Bras Anestesiol. 2010 Nov-Dec;60(6):620-9, 344-9

Authors: Amorim JA, Remígio DS, Damázio Filho O, de Barros MA, Carvalho VN, Valença MM

Intracranial subdural hematoma is a rare complication of spinal anesthesia. We report two cases of women who developed chronic subdural hematoma post-spinal anesthesia diagnosed after prolonged clinical evolution of post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) and we analyze other 33 cases found on literature review.

PMID: 21146058 [PubMed - in process]