Spinal epidural hematoma following epidural anesthesia. Case report.G Chir. 2009 Jan-Feb; 30(1-2):51-2.GC
Epidural anesthesia is one of the preferred modes of analgesia intra- and postoperative in limb surgery. Although considered very safe, serious complications can occur with 0.1-1 per 10,000 epidural injections. We present a case of a patient who experienced an acute lumbar epidural hematoma after epidural anesthesia.