Acute Paraparesis Secondary to Epidural Hematoma Caused by Spinal Anesthesia Given for Lower Segment Caesarean Section

Volume 8 | Issue 2 | Aug – Sep 2020 | Page: 46-48 | Uday Kumar Guled

Authors: Uday Kumar Guled [1]

[1] Department of Orthopaedics, S Nijalingappa Medical College ,Bagalkot, Karnataka, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Udaykumar Guled
Assistant professor , S Nijalingappa Medical College ,Bagalkot, Karnataka, India.


Spinal anesthesia is one of the most common anesthetic procedure performed in operative cases . Neurological deficit is an uncommon but catastrophic complication of spinal anesthesia. Epidural hematoma is the most common cause of such neurological deficit. Unidentified bleeding and clotting disorders increase the risk. On detection such complications need close monitoring. Though many cases can be managed conservatively, progressive deficit warrants quick decompression of spinal canal.
Keywords: Epidural hematoma, Paraparesis, Spinal anesthesia, Laminectomy.


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How to Cite this article: Guled U K| Acute Paraparesis Secondary to Epidural Hematoma Caused by Spinal Anesthesia Given for Lower Segment Caesarean Section | Journal of Karnataka Orthopaedic Association | August-September 2020; 8(2): 46-48.

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