fully treated with burr hole drainage alone. Therefore, consider-ations in the treatment of unidentified durotomy associated with intracranial hemorrhage after spinal surgery are presented. CASE REPORT Examination A 69-year-old female with a history of previous spinal surgery was diagnosed with progressively worsening neurogenic claudi-cation. The patient had no history of head injury and had not taken antiplatelet or anticoagulant medications. Spinal magnet-ic resonance imaging showed severe spinal stenosis and degen-erative spondylolisthesis from level L2 to S1. Operation The patient underwent decompressive laminectomies and lumbosacral arthrodesis at the corresponding levels. During the operation, dural injury and CSF leakage in the surgical field were not evident

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