Intracranial Chronic Subdural Hematoma Occurring Six Months After Spinal Anaesthesia: A Case Report

Kayaci S. , Koksal V. , Kirbas S., TOMAK Y., OZVEREN M. F.

JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH, cilt.30, sa.4, ss.796-800, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Yayın Türü: Makale / Tam Makale
  • Cilt numarası: 30 Konu: 4
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.796-800


Intracranial subdural hematomas are rare complications of spinal anesthesia. This paper is a case report of a chronic subdural hematoma (cSDH) developing in a 32-year-old female six months after giving birth by cesarean section using spinal anesthesia. The patient came to the hospital six months after giving birth, complaining of a headache that did not respond to conservative treatments. Her neurological examination was normal. In the computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) on the left frontoparietal that were performed a prominent subdural hematoma shifting to the right was found. There was no history of trauma. The coagulation tests and MR-angiogram were normal. The patient was treated with burr-hole craniotomy and closed drainage.