Spinal Cord Compression Following Labor and Delivery with Epidural Analgesia
Transient back pain is not uncommon during pregnancy and the postpartum period. Following an epidural anesthetic, back pain persisted in a postpartum patient beyond the expected period of soreness. Further diagnostic evaluation led to diagnosis and surgical decompression of a herniated thoracic disc.
- Epidural anesthesia
- intravertebral disc displacement
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