Turkish Journal of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 2004 , Vol 50 , Num 2

Spontan Spinal Subaraknoid Kanamaya Bağlı Olarak Gelişen Bel Ağrısı-Olgu Sunumu

Nil ÇAĞLAR 1 ,Erhan Emel 2 ,Meltem Esenyel 3
1 Clinic of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, İstanbul Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul, Turkey
2 Vakıf Gureba Eğitimve Araştırma Hastanesi, Nöroşirurji Kliniği, İstanbul
3 SSK Vakıf Gureba Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi, Fiziksel Tıp ve Rehabilitasyon Kliniği, İstanbul

Back pain caused by spontaneous spinal hemorrhage is rare. The patient was admitted with the complaint of severe back pain that started following a vomiting attack and the pain remained unresponsive to the any analgesics given. Healso had the signs of neck stiffness on physical examination. An MRI was performed in order to make a differential diagnosis and the findings of this investigation were consistent with an acute subarachnoidal hemorrhage in the D10-L3 spinal cord-conus medullaris region. We present the case of this patient who has been consulted with the related specialists and has still been followed up

Keywords : Spinal subarachnoid hemorrhage, low back pain.