Arm pain as an unusual presentation of postdural puncture intracranial hypotension

Anesth Analg. 2000 Oct;91(4):910-2, table of contents. doi: 10.1097/00000539-200010000-00025.

Abstract

We report a case of a patient experiencing severe arm pain after dural puncture. This complication has not been reported previously. The patient was successfully treated with an epidural patch.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Anesthesia, Spinal / adverse effects*
  • Anesthetics, Local / administration & dosage
  • Blood Patch, Epidural
  • Dilatation and Curettage
  • Dura Mater
  • Female
  • Follow-Up Studies
  • Forearm*
  • Humans
  • Intracranial Hypotension / etiology*
  • Intracranial Hypotension / therapy
  • Lidocaine / administration & dosage
  • Pain / etiology*
  • Pain Management
  • Spinal Puncture / adverse effects
  • Supine Position

Substances

  • Anesthetics, Local
  • Lidocaine