Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after spinal anesthesia: case report
Neslihan Yücel1, Feride Sinem Akgün1, Yusuf Kenan Tekin1, Sibel Altınayar2, Alpay Alkan3
1Inonu University Faculty Of Medicine, Department Of Emergency Medicine, Malatya, Turkey
2Inonu University Faculty Of Medicine, Department Of Neurology, Malatya, Turkey
3Inonu University Faculty Of Medicine, Department Of Radiology, Malatya, Turkey
Keywords: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, spinal anesthesia, magnetic resonance imaging
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is a rare clinical disorder which frequently shows up as prolonged headache unresponsive to standard therapies following spinal anesthesia. In this study, a 24 years old male presenting to our emergency department (ED) after many visits to other ED with headache which started following spinal anesthesia underwent fifteen days ago and being diagnosed with cerebral sinus venous thrombosis upon the evaluations is reported.