Remote cerebellar hemorrhage following thoracic spinal surgery.

@article{Morofuji2009RemoteCH,
  title={Remote cerebellar hemorrhage following thoracic spinal surgery.},
  author={Yoichi Morofuji and Keishi Tsunoda and Tomonori Takeshita and Kentaro Hayashi and Naoki Kitagawa and Kazuhiko Suyama and Izumi Nagata},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  year={2009},
  volume={49 3},
  pages={117-9}
}
A 51-year-old man underwent surgery for ossification of the ligamentum flavum at the T9-T10 levels. Intraoperatively, the dura was opened unintentionally and a subcutaneous suction drain was placed. The patient complained of severe headache and nausea postoperatively. Brain computed tomography obtained 3 days after the surgery demonstrated remote cerebellar… CONTINUE READING