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Spontaneous cervical epidural hematoma during pregnancy: case report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20563824     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma (SSEH) during pregnancy is rare and may result in permanent damage if not promptly treated. There were few studies discussing the etiology, presentation and treatment of SSEH during pregnancy. The authors describe a case of spontaneous cervical epidural hematoma during pregnancy, which was diagnosed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and managed with surgical evacuation. A retrospective review of a case of spontaneous epidural hematoma of spine during pregnancy was performed. The clinical features, diagnoses, treatments and outcomes of all cases were analyzed. Precise diagnosis without delay and rapid surgical treatment are essential for the management of SSEH during pregnancy.
Peng Wang; Xiao-tang Xin; Hai Lan; Cong Chen; Bo Liu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2010-06-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society     Volume:  20 Suppl 2     ISSN:  1432-0932     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Spine J     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-06-10     Completed Date:  2011-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9301980     Medline TA:  Eur Spine J     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  S176-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Spine Surgery, Weihai Municipal Hospital, Weihai, China.
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MeSH Terms
Cervical Vertebrae / pathology*,  surgery
Hematoma, Epidural, Spinal / pathology*,  surgery
Pregnancy Complications / pathology*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome

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