Neuroimaging of delayed eclampsia. Report of 3 cases and review of the literature.

Abstract

Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging findings consistent with eclampsia were recently encountered in 3 patients who developed severe headache days to weeks after uncomplicated delivery. The neurologic presentation was nonspecific, and pre-eclamptic symptoms were not present, including significant hypertension. Variable expression of pre-eclampsia occurred during the course of their observation. Conventional angiography obtained in 2 patients because of a concern for aneurysm demonstrated central and peripheral vasospasm. Magnetic resonance angiography demonstrated central vasospasm in the third patient.

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@article{Bartynski2003NeuroimagingOD, title={Neuroimaging of delayed eclampsia. Report of 3 cases and review of the literature.}, author={Walter Bartynski and Amit Sanghvi}, journal={Journal of computer assisted tomography}, year={2003}, volume={27 5}, pages={699-713} }