Headache | Neurorehabilitation & CNS Trauma | Pain Management: Chronic Clinical
Headaches and neurological symptoms as a complication of spinal cord stimulator placement: a case report
Carroll Christie*, Soma Sahai-Srivastava, Steven Richeimer
*Corresponding author: Carroll Christie
Department of Neurology, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
F1000Posters 2012, 3: 671 (poster) [English]
Poster [1.62 MB]
54th American Headache Society Annual Meeting 2012, 21 - 24 Jun 2012, P96
To report the emergence of headache and other neurological symptoms in a patient with a spinal cord stimulator.
Causation was not completely understood, but could be allergic in nature or by disturbances in dorsal column pathways.
Further testing is warranted to find frequency and cause of neurological side effects.
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