CT-guided epidural blood patch for treatment of CSF leak and pseudomeningocele following tethered cord release in a 3-year-old Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Blood Patch, Epidural
  • Cerebrospinal Fluid Leak
  • Meningocele
  • Neural Tube Defects
  • Postoperative Complications

abstract

  • An epidural blood patch (EBP) has become standard of care for management of postdural puncture headache, and in recent years, attempts have been made to expand its applicability. Its utility in the management of postsurgical pseudomeningocele remains poorly defined, and few reports describe its use in children. In this case, we report the successful management of lumbar pseudomeningocele via EBP in a 3-year-old after tethered cord release, thereby obviating the need for surgical repair and its potential morbidity.

publication date

  • November 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.clinimag.2016.08.010

PubMed ID

  • 27596235

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 1191

end page

  • 1194

volume

  • 40

number

  • 6