Intracranial hypotension caused by anterior cervical CSF leak alleviated by an epidural blood patch [corrected].

Journal Article (Journal Article)

We present a case in which a thoracocervical epidural blood patch was used to treat an anteriorly situated cerebrospinal fluid leak following 2 failed blood patches in the lumbar region. The challenge in identifying the source of the leak, deteriorating health of the patient, and risks from the procedure, contributes to the uniqueness of this case.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Gulur, P; Buonanno, FS

Published Date

  • May 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 53 / 5

Start / End Page

  • 838 - 841

PubMed ID

  • 23405991

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1526-4610

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1111/head.12051


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States