Postpartum cerebral angiopathy associated with the administration of sumatriptan and dihydroergotamine – a case report

@article{Granier1999PostpartumCA,
  title={Postpartum cerebral angiopathy associated with the administration of sumatriptan and dihydroergotamine – a case report},
  author={Isabelle Granier and Estella Garc{\'i}a and Alain Geissler and Mathieu Boespflug and Jacques Durand-Gasselin},
  journal={Intensive Care Medicine},
  year={1999},
  volume={25},
  pages={532-534}
}
Cerebral angiopathy of the postpartum period is a rare entity, sometimes promoted by vasoconstrictives drug prescription. Its clinical presentation includes headaches, seizures and focal neurological deficits, which develop shortly after a normal pregnancy. The diagnosis is based on clinical findings and angiography, showing multiple narrowing of the intracranial cerebral arteries. This neurological feature is reversible and the clinical outcome is good. We report a case of benign cerebral… CONTINUE READING

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