Cervical epidural hematoma after chiropractic spinal manipulation
Structural and chiropractic,Visceral and pregnancy
Am J Emerg Med.2009 Oct;27(8):1023.e1-2.
J D Heiner
Spinal epidural hematoma is a rare but potentially devastating complication of spinal manipulation therapy. This is a case report of a healthy pregnant female who presented to the emergency department with a cervical epidural hematoma resulting from chiropractic spinal manipulation therapy that responded to conservative treatment rather than the more common route of surgical management.