Exercise-Induced Acute Spinal Subdural Hematoma: A Case Report

Jiao-Chiao Yang, Kun-Chuan Chang
2003 Kaohsiung Journal of Medical Sciences  
A 63-year-old woman developed acute back pain and sciatica after playing hula-hoop. Urinary incontinence was also noted in this patient. Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) revealed acute thoracolumbar spinal subdural hematoma. After emergent surgical decompression and evacuation of the spinal subdural hematoma, the patient experienced good recovery with no postoperative neurologic deficits. We describe and review the clinical presentations, characteristic findings from imaging studies, and
more » ... studies, and treatment of spinal subdural hematoma. CASE PRESENTATION A 63-year-old woman had sudden onset of low back pain, headache, and severe pain in both legs approximately 8
doi:10.1016/s1607-551x(09)70516-9 pmid:14719560 fatcat:fvk6bgz3bbh6lci55v36rppday