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CASE REPORT
Year : 2016  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 101-103

Post dural puncture headache treated with steroids progressing to cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in a postpartum female: A case report


Department of Anaesthesia and Pain Relief Service, Tata Motors Hospital, Jamshedpur, Jharkhand, India

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Dr. Ashok Jadon
Duplex-63, Vijaya Heritage Phase-6, Kadma, Jamshedpur - 831 005, Jharkhand
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2249-4472.191595

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Presentation of Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is clinically confusing. We present a case of 31 years an old postpartum woman who was treated with intravenous hydrocortisone for post dural puncture headache (PDPH) and developed CVST. We aim to present the diagnostic difficulties of such cases and the potential role of dural puncture and corticosteroids in the occurrence of CVST.


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