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Ugeskr Læger 2008;170(25):2256
Summary A rare complication of labor epidural analgesia Ugeskr Læger 2008;170(25):2256 This case describes a patient who developed a complete right hemiparesis with ptosis of eyelid, trigeminus and facial paresis following a routine epidural analgesia for labor. A subdural deposit of the local anaesthetic might be the cause of these symptoms. The pathogenesis of these symptoms as well as the diagnoses and treatment of the condition is discussed.