Persistent subcutaneous CSF leak after removal of epidural catheter

Lynn M. Rusy*, Anna E. Dziamski, Sapan J. Amin, Steven J. Weisman

*Corresponding author for this work

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We report the case of an 11-month-old boy with Wilm's tumor, who underwent nephrectomy. Postoperative pain was managed with a lumbar epidural for 3 days, with the formation of a persistent cerebral spinal fluid cutaneous fistula.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)656-657
Number of pages2
JournalPaediatric anaesthesia
Issue number6
StatePublished - Jun 2019


  • Pediatric
  • cerebrospinal fluid fistula
  • epidural
  • regional anesthesia

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine
  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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