Indian Journal of Anaesthesia

CASE REPORT
Year
: 2016  |  Volume : 60  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 352--354

Differentiating the headache of cerebral venous thrombosis from post-dural puncture: A headache for anaesthesiologists


Khaja Mohideen Sherfudeen, Gurumoorthi Ramasamy, Senthil Kumar Kaliannan, Pavan Kumar Dammalapati 
 Department of Anaesthesiology and Critical Care, Kauvery Hospitals, Trichy, Tamil Nadu, India

Correspondence Address:
Khaja Mohideen Sherfudeen
Kauvery Hospitals, No. 1, K.C. Road, Tennur, Trichy - 620 017, Tamil Nadu
India

Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is a rare complication of lumbar puncture. Occasionally, the clinical picture of CVT may mimic post-dural puncture headache (PDPH) resulting in delayed diagnosis. A case of PDPH progressing to CVT is presented and the pathophysiology, diagnostic challenges and management options discussed in this article.


How to cite this article:
Sherfudeen KM, Ramasamy G, Kaliannan SK, Dammalapati PK. Differentiating the headache of cerebral venous thrombosis from post-dural puncture: A headache for anaesthesiologists.Indian J Anaesth 2016;60:352-354


How to cite this URL:
Sherfudeen KM, Ramasamy G, Kaliannan SK, Dammalapati PK. Differentiating the headache of cerebral venous thrombosis from post-dural puncture: A headache for anaesthesiologists. Indian J Anaesth [serial online] 2016 [cited 2020 Nov 25 ];60:352-354
Available from: https://www.ijaweb.org/article.asp?issn=0019-5049;year=2016;volume=60;issue=5;spage=352;epage=354;aulast=Sherfudeen;type=0