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Zebra sign” after a complicated spinal surgery

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    Leonor Dias
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    Corresponding author at: Alameda Prof. Hernâni Monteiro, 4200-319 Porto, Portugal.
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    1 Both authors contributed equally to the work.
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    Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, E.P.E, Porto, Portugal

    Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health Department, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
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    José Maria Matos Sousa
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    Neurorradiology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, E.P.E, Porto, Portugal
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  • João Duarte Silva
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    Orthopedics Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, E.P.E, Porto, Portugal
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  • Pedro Abreu
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    Neurology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, E.P.E, Porto, Portugal

    Clinical Neurosciences and Mental Health Department, Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
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  • Luísa Sampaio
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    Neurorradiology Department, Centro Hospitalar Universitário de São João, E.P.E, Porto, Portugal

    Faculdade de Medicina da Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
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      Highlights

      • Remote cerebellar hemorrhage can present as a “zebra sign”.
      • Remote cerebellar hemorrhage is a rare complication of spinal surgery.
      • CSF-hypotension and thrombosis of bridging veins cause remote cerebellar hemorrhage .

      Abbreviations:

      CSF (Cerebrospinal fluid), CT (Computed tomography), MRI (Magnetic resonance imaging)
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