[Intracranial subdural hematoma during spinal anesthesia].

  title={[Intracranial subdural hematoma during spinal anesthesia].},
  author={Roland Petrognani and Philippe Hovette and G Barberet and Charles Insa Badiane and Paulina C{\'a}mara and P Burgel and X. Theobald},
  journal={Medecine tropicale : revue du Corps de sante colonial},
  volume={58 3},
Spinal anesthesia (SA) is frequently used in tropical zones. Intracranial subdural hematoma is an uncommon complication of SA. The purpose of this report was to describe a case of intracranial subdural hematoma observed during SA performed for cesarean section in a 22-year-old women in Senegal. After one month of persistent intense headache, diagnosis was confirmed by computerized tomography. The hematoma was successfully treated by drainage under general anesthesia. Intracranial subdural… CONTINUE READING