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Case Report  |   Volume 4, Issue 2

Timely Detection of Epidural Catheter Migration: Diagnosis and Management: A Case Report

YC Tay and MJ Abrahams
Abstract

Epidural catheters that are commonly placed for anaesthesia or analgesia have a serious complication of migration. Besides intravascular local anaesthetic infusion which could lead to systemic toxicity, a subdural migration is often diagnosed late and presents with life-threatening outcomes noted either at post-mortem or requiring intensive care management.

PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2377-4630/1410060

Case Report  |   Volume 4, Issue 2

Pourfour Du Petit Syndrome Presenting as Subdural Block. A Rare Complication of Obstetric Epidural Analgesia: A Case Report

Edward M Becerra, Jose L Aguilar, Raquel Pelaez, Jakeline R Jurado and Jordi Ballabriga
Abstract

To report a rare case of Pourfour du Petit Syndrome (PDPS), presenting clinically as subdural block (SDB), as a complication of Obstetric Epidural Analgesia (OEA). PDPS is described as reverse HornerĀ“s syndrome. It is characterized by mydriasis, exophthalmos, eye-lid retraction and hyperhidrosis.

PDF   |    Full Text | DOI: 10.23937/2377-4630/1410059


Volume 4
Issue 2