Spinal Cord Infarction After Cervical Transforaminal Epidura
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Transforaminal epidural steroid injection (TFESI) is a widely used nonsurgical procedure in the treatment of patients with radiculopathy. It is efficacious in relieving pain, but a number of complications are being reported. Recently, increasing frequency of major complications, such as spinal cord infarction and cerebral infarction, has been reported with the use of a particulate steroid within fluoroscopic-guided procedures.We report a 49-year-old man with a history of chronic cervical radiculopathy, who experienced a devastating complication after TFESI.........

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5301101/
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