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Dx-aml, had a LP today to have intrathecal chemo administered. Laid flat x 1 hr. About 5 hrs later, complained of severe low back pain. Any ideas?

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Dr. Joel Cooperman
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine

In brief: Reaction/ leak

Could be a local reaction to the chemo or a small leak or tissue reaction to the mechanical process of the injection.

In brief: Reaction/ leak

Could be a local reaction to the chemo or a small leak or tissue reaction to the mechanical process of the injection.
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