Journal of Medical Cases, ISSN 1923-4155 print, 1923-4163 online, Open Access
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Volume 3, Number 1, February 2012, pages 76-80

Postoperative Acute Lumbar Epidural Hematoma With White Clot Formation Causing Cauda Equina Syndrome: A Case Report and Review of the Literature


Figure 1.
Figure 1. Pre-operative MRI scan of the patient.
Figure 2.
Figure 2. Post-operative MRI scan showing the presence of the epidural hematoma. Note the suction tubes over the hematoma mass.
Figure 3.
Figure 3. Post-operative MRI scan showing compression of dura at L4, L5 and S1 lev¬els from the sizeable epidural hematoma.