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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 11  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 46-47

Subdural injection: A possible cause of loss of consciousness during cesarean section

Department of Anesthesia, Makassed General Hospital, Beirut, Lebanon

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Dr. Zoher Naja
Makassed General Hospital, Beirut
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DOI: 10.4103/joacc.JOACC_97_20

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Spinal anesthesia is commonly used for cesarean section as it is safe and effective. However, subdural block can occur which might lead to loss of consciousness. We hereby report a parturient who received epidural analgesia for normal vaginal delivery followed by spinal anesthesia for emergency cesarean section and lost consciousness for 5 min after 10 min of spinal anesthesia induction.

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