Lumbar Puncture Headache

A headache that is developed as a result of leaking leaking spinal fluid through the puncture site surrounding the spinal cord after spinal anesthesia has been given. The headache generally presents within 12 to 24 hours. Common symptoms, in addition to the headache, include nasuea, dizziness, ringing in the ears and dizzness. Approximately 30% ......
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lumbar puncture headache

headache in the erect position, and relieved by recumbency, following lumbar puncture, due to lowering of intracranial pressure by leakage of cerebrospinal fluid through the needle tract.
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