Post Lumbar Puncture Headache


Differential Dx

Please consider:

MRI Findings in Post LP Headache

MRI findings


Further reading

Chiapparini L, Ciceri E, Nappini S, Castellani MR, Mea E, Bussone G, et al. Headache and intra-cranial hypotension: neuroradiological findings. Neurol Sci2004;25(suppl 3):S138-41.

Schievink WI. Spontaneous spinal cerebrospinal fluid leaks and intracranial hypotension. JAMA2006;295:2286-96.

Chung SJ, Kim JS, Lee MC. Syndrome of cerebral spinal fluid hypovolemia: clinical and imaging features and outcome. Neurology2000;55:1321

Ahmed SV, Jayawarna C, Jude E. Post lumbar puncture headache: diagnosis and management. Postgrad Med J2006;82:713-6.

Raymond JR, Raymond PA. Post-lumbar puncture headache: etiology and management. West J Med1998;148:551-4.

Turnbull DK, Shepherd DB. Post-dural puncture headache: pathogenesis, prevention and treatment. Br J Anaesth2003;91:718-29.

Sudlow C, Warlow C. Epidural blood patching for preventing and treating postdural puncture headache. Cochrane Database Syst Rev2010;1:CD001791.

Conent by Dr. Íomhar O' Sullivan 01/02/2010.Last review Dr. ÍOS 27/08/14