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The Diagnosis and Successful Treatment of Post-Lumbar Puncture Headache in a Pediatric Patient
  1. J. N. Ghia, MD,
  2. Fred J. Spielman, MD and
  3. Scott F. Stieber, MD
  1. From the Department of Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Abstract

The authors describe a pediatric patient with post-lumbar puncture headache and the feasibility of epidural blood patch to successfully treat this complication.

  • Anesthetic technique
  • epidural blood patch
  • Complication
  • headache

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  • Address reprint requests to Dr. Ghia: Department of Anesthesiology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Medicine, Chapel Hill, NC 27514.

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