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  • Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated scattered subdural fast spin echo T1 (fig. A) and T2 (figs. B and C) hypointensities with associated blooming artifact on gradient imaging (fig. D) most prominent at the L3 interspace (arrows) consistent with an acute spinal subdural hematoma. (asahq.org)
  • Spinal subdural hematoma is a rare and potentially devastating complication of neuraxial anesthesia. (asahq.org)
  • 1 Although more likely to occur in patients with coagulopathy from medications or various disease processes, spinal subdural hematoma may present without predisposing conditions. (asahq.org)
  • 3 If neurologic deficit is present, prompt recognition of subdural hematoma is essential, with magnetic resonance imaging confirming the diagnosis. (asahq.org)
  • Edelson RN, Chernik NL, Posner JB: Spinal subdural hematomas complicating lumbar puncture. (asahq.org)
  • Singh DK, Chauhan M, Gupta V, Chopra S, Bagaria HR: Spinal subdural hematoma: A rare complication of spinal anesthesia: a case report. (asahq.org)
  • There is a high incidence of previously unsuspected spinal subdural haematomas associated with intracranial collections in children with non-accidental head injury. (bmj.com)