Multiple spinal dural arteriovenous fistulae and deterioration post lumbar puncture

A. M. Foote, S. P C Bower, R. A. Danks, W. Chong

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We report a 73-year-old man presenting with bilateral leg numbness and weakness. Three spinal dural arteriovenous fistulae (SDAVF) were found after clinical deterioration post lumbar puncture (LP). This patient highlights the difficulties in the diagnosis and management of SDAVF, and the risks of LP. Crown

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)137-138
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuroscience
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - Jan 2010


  • Lumbar puncture
  • Spinal dural arteriovenous fistulae

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