Subarachnoid Hemorrhage Presenting with Seizure due to Cerebrospinal Fluid Leakage after Spinal Surgery


Bozkurt G., Yaman M. E.

JOURNAL OF KOREAN NEUROSURGICAL SOCIETY, cilt.59, ss.62-64, 2016 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 59 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2016
  • Doi Numarası: 10.3340/jkns.2016.59.1.62
  • Dergi Adı: JOURNAL OF KOREAN NEUROSURGICAL SOCIETY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.62-64

Özet

Cerebrospinal fluid leakage may commonly occur during spinal surgeries and it may cause dural tears. These tears may result in hemorrhage in the entire compartments of the brain. Most common site of such hemorrhages are the veins in the cerebellar region. We report a case of hemorrhage, mimicking aneurysmal subarachnoid hemorrhage due to a cerebrospinal fluid leakage following lumbar spinal surgery and discuss the possible mechanisms of action.