CASE REPORT: Chronic subdural hematoma following spinal anesthesia for cesarean section
Kübra Mehel Metin, Isil Güzel, Asli Oskovi and Ali Irfan Guzel
Intracranial subdural hematoma after spinal anesthesia is a rare and life-threatening complication of spinal anesthesia. The most common complication of spinal anesthesia is the postdural puncture headache. When severe and persistent headache after spinal anesthesia occur, differential diagnosis can be explored. In this report, we aimed to evaluate a patient with persistent headache following spinal anesthesia for cesarean section in a 31-year-old woman, and emphasize a rare complication of spinal anesthesia which is subdural hematoma.
Keywords: Cranial subdural hematoma, Spinal anesthesia, Headache, Cesarean section