TITLE

Postpartum thunderclap headache

AUTHOR(S)
Sharma, Pranshu; Poppe, Alexandre Y.; Eesa, Muneer; Steffenhagen, Nikolai; Goyal, Mayank
PUB. DATE
November 2008
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;11/4/2008, Vol. 179 Issue 10, p1033
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Case Study
ABSTRACT
The article presents a case of a healthy 31-year-old woman who experienced a severe diffuse thunderclap headache and generalized seizures, two days after giving birth to a healthy baby. She had not received spinal anesthesia during labour and her blood pressure was 140/90 mm Hg. Information on the results of her routine blood work, urinalysis and magnetic resonance angiography is provided. After two weeks, her headaches had completely resolved, and she had no recurrent seizures.
ACCESSION #
34936924

 

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