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Sinus venous thrombosis: a differential diagnosis of postpartum headache.
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PMID:  21773786     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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In this report, we describe a patient who developed severe headache following epidural analgesia for labor and delivery. Although the epidural puncture had been reported to be uneventful, headache was initially suspected to result from an accidental dural puncture. After the headache worsened, a sinus venous thrombosis was suspected and subsequently confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging. This case highlights the difficulty of differential diagnosis of headache in the postnatal period in patients after EDA and stresses the necessity of considering alternative pathologies.
Authors:
Maria Wittmann; Daniela Dewald; Horst Urbach; Anne-Sybil Gast; Michael Linnebank; Georg Baumgarten; Pascal Knuefermann; Rudolf Hering
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2011-7-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Archives of gynecology and obstetrics     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-0711     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2011 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-7-20     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8710213     Medline TA:  Arch Gynecol Obstet     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, Sigmund-Freud-Str. 25, 53105, Bonn, Germany.
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