[Remote cerebellar hemorrhage after lumbar spinal fluid drainage. Report of two cases and literature review].

@article{BernalGarca2008RemoteCH,
  title={[Remote cerebellar hemorrhage after lumbar spinal fluid drainage. Report of two cases and literature review].},
  author={Luis Miguel Bernal-Garc{\'i}a and Jos{\'e} Manuel Cabezudo-Artero and Marta Ortega-Mart{\'i}nez and Ignacio Fern{\'a}ndez-Portales and L F Ugarriza-Echebarrieta and Manuel Pineda-Palomo and L F Porras-Estrada and Luis F G{\'o}mez-Perals},
  journal={Neurocirugia},
  year={2008},
  volume={19 5},
  pages={440-5}
}
Remote cerebellar hematoma, a cerebellar hematoma occurring after performing a surgical procedure in an anatomical distant area from the cerebellum, is a rare complication. It has been reported after supratentorial surgery and, less often, after spinal surgery with dural opening with important loss of cerebrospinal fluid. We report the occurrence of remote cerebellar hemorrhage after lumbar spinal fluid drainage in two patients with suspected normal pressure hydrocephalus. They were managed… CONTINUE READING

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