Intracerebral hemorrhage after lumbar myelography with iohexol: Report of a case and review of the literature

E. Van de Kelft, J. Bosmans, P. M. Parizel, M. Van Vyve, P. Selosse

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Abstract

Intracranial hemorrhage is an uncommon complication of dural puncture. In most instances, hematomas are subdural; they may be unilateral or bilateral. Rarely are intraparenchymal cerebral hemorrhages related to dural puncture. This report describes a delayed occurrence of bilateral intraparenchymal hemorrhages in a 38-year-old woman 7 days after lumbar myelography with iohexol. A review of the literature is presented.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)570-574
Number of pages5
JournalNeurosurgery
Volume28
Issue number4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1991
Externally publishedYes

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