TITLE

Lumbosacral plexus injury following vaginal delivery with epidural analgesia

AUTHOR(S)
Park, Seil; Park, Sung Wook; Keon Sik Kim
PUB. DATE
February 2013
SOURCE
Korean Journal of Anesthesiology;Feb2013, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p175
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case study of a 26 year old, healthy, 41 week primiparous woman who experienced paraplegia after vaginal delivery. She was given a patient-controlled epidural analgesia (PCEA) during the delivery. The electromyography (EMG) study showed signs of tibial neuropathy, indicating peripheral nerve injury during vaginal delivery. The neurological complications during delivery, physical examination, and diagnostic tests are discussed.
ACCESSION #
88001227

 

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