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Spontaneous spinal epidural haemorrhage complicating transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent shunting.
  1. S. McLellan,
  2. R. de Silva,
  3. P. A. Sandercock,
  4. P. C. Hayes,
  5. J. Dillon,
  6. D. Redhead
  1. Department of Clinical Neurology, Western General Hospital, Edinburgh, UK.


    A patient with chronic liver disease and portal hypertension who developed acute spinal cord compression following transjugular intrahepatic portosystemic stent shunting is described. Radiological and pathological examinations revealed an epidural haematoma.

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