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Post-partum cerebral venous sinus thrombosis

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S. Sujetha ,

Colombo South Teaching Hospital, LK
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Registrar in Emergency Medicine
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R. C. Fernandopulle

Colombo South Teaching Hospital, LK
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Senior Lecturer, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist
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Abstract

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare neurological emergency occurring during pregnancy and puerperium. It is reported to be associated with varied symptoms ranging from isolated headache to profound coma. Herein, we report a case of a 39 year old woman on her eighteenth day of postpartum, admitted with dull headache and seizure. She was initially managed for eclampsia. Later, she was diagnosed as CVST and successfully treated by heparinization.
How to Cite: Sujetha, S. and Fernandopulle, R.C., 2019. Post-partum cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Sri Lanka Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, 41(4), pp.114–117. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sljog.v41i4.7882
Published on 29 Dec 2019.
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