IMPLICATIONS: Positional headache after spinal anesthesia is considered pathognomonic for postdural puncture headache. This report describes a patient who developed a positional headache after spinal anesthesia that was due to neurocysticercosis, a parasitic central nervous system infestation caused by the tapeworm Taenia solium.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||3|
|Journal||Anesthesia and analgesia|
|State||Published - Aug 1 2003|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine