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Neurological complaints after unsuccessful spinal anaesthesia as a manifestation of incipient syringomyelia.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  9522149     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The medical literature sometimes reports neurological complications after spinal or epidural anaesthesia. In a few cases, the onset of symptoms can be a sign of a pre-existing disease without a primary connection with regional anaesthesia. In the following case report, the patient complained of paraesthesias in both legs after a failed spinal anaesthesia, even though the needle had been placed intrathecally. Only neurological examination and nuclear magnetic resonance imaging revealed the presence of syringomyelia.
Authors:
R Adler; G Lenz
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of anaesthesiology     Volume:  15     ISSN:  0265-0215     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur J Anaesthesiol     Publication Date:  1998 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1998-05-21     Completed Date:  1998-05-21     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8411711     Medline TA:  Eur J Anaesthesiol     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  103-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care Medicine, Klinikum Ingolstadt, Germany.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Aged
Anesthesia, Spinal / adverse effects*
Female
Humans
Leg / physiopathology
Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy
Pain / chemically induced*,  etiology
Syringomyelia / chemically induced*,  pathology

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