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International Journal of Anesthesiology Sciences

Vol. 2, Issue 1, Part A (2020)

Erector spinae plane (ESP) block for pain management caused by acute herpes zoster during pregnancy: A case report

Author(s):

Diana P Pérez Moreno, Mauricio Forero Mantilla, Viviana P Castillo Rosado, Carlos E Restrepo Garces

Abstract:

Clinical Case: The case of a 27-year-old patient is presented, with 19 weeks of gestation, with a clinical picture of 3 days of severe and neuropathic pain secondary to thoracic herpes zoster and given the restriction in the use of analgesics and neuromodulators in pregnancy, was only treated with acetaminophen, without clinical improvement. Therefore, an ESP block was performed at the left T3 level and a catheter was implanted for continuous infusion of bupivacaine 0.25% for 15 days. Pain scales VAS, DN4, satisfaction, SPADI scale mobility, medication consumption, before and after the procedure were measured. The patient reported complete resolution of pain, had no need for opioid use, and there were no adverse effects or complications related to the procedure.

 

Pages: 29-32  |  1367 Views  619 Downloads

How to cite this article:
Diana P Pérez Moreno, Mauricio Forero Mantilla, Viviana P Castillo Rosado, Carlos E Restrepo Garces. Erector spinae plane (ESP) block for pain management caused by acute herpes zoster during pregnancy: A case report. Int. J. Anesthesiol. Sci. 2020;2(1):29-32. DOI: 10.33545/26649268.2020.v2.i1a.14
International Journal of Anesthesiology Sciences

International Journal of Anesthesiology Sciences