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Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis presenting in pregnancy and puerperium.
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PMID:  21886659     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) during pregnancy and puerperium is an uncommon diagnosis. CVST can present with wide range of symptoms and signs, and most of the time it is left undiagnosed. Here, three cases of CVST in early pregnancy and puerperium in young women who presented with seizure attacks, altered sensorium and severe headache, respectively, are reported. Subsequent imaging with MRI and magnetic resonance venography (MRV) showed CVST in the first two cases, whereas in the third case it showed a venous infarction. All were treated with low molecular weight heparin followed by warfarin. They all made excellent recoveries and are in regular follow-up.
Ganesh Dangal; Lok Bahadur Thapa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2009-09-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  BMJ case reports     Volume:  2009     ISSN:  1757-790X     ISO Abbreviation:  BMJ Case Rep     Publication Date:  2009  
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Created Date:  2011-09-02     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101526291     Medline TA:  BMJ Case Rep     Country:  England    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Kathmandu Model Hospital, Exhibition Road, PO Box 6064, Kathmandu, Nepal.
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