Tag: Cerebral vein thrombosis

Pregnant with headache

Presentation:  37 yo F with progressive headache, R hand tingling, and incidentally found on this ER visit to be pregnant.  Top 5 Teaching Points Cerebral Vein Thrombosis (1):  1)      It’s rare:  about 1:100,000 in a year (but about 11:100,000 in pregnant women) 2)      Pt’s present with a progressively worsening localizing headache over days (as venous …

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