Oral contraception and cerebral thrombosis in a Jamaican.


A case report of a 20-year old nulliparous woman who developed a stroke after taking the oral contraceptive (OC) pill Niroday (norethindrone 1 mg and mestranol .05mg) for 2 years is presented. The patient was admitted to the University Hospital in Jamaica after falling and losing power in the right arm and leg. She was a nonsmoker in good general health… (More)


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