Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in Early Pregnancy : A Case Report

Authors

  • Salma Akhter Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Chattogram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Chattogram, Bangladesh

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v18i1.42139

Keywords:

Sinus Thrombosis; Haemorrhagic stroke; Pregnancy

Abstract

Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis (CVST) in pregnancy is an uncommon condition and affects about 5 women per million. Actual etiology is difficult to confirm, a hypercoagulable state along with protein Sand C deficiency, hyperhomocystinaemia are the contributing factors. MRV like neuro imaging is the main stay of diagnosis. Treatment with Low molecular weight heparin throughout the pregnancy and post partum period can save the life of both mother and child.

Chatt Maa Shi Hosp Med Coll J; Vol.18 (1); Jan 2019; Page 54-56

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Published

2019-07-10

How to Cite

Akhter, S. (2019). Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in Early Pregnancy : A Case Report. Chattagram Maa-O-Shishu Hospital Medical College Journal, 18(1), 54–56. https://doi.org/10.3329/cmoshmcj.v18i1.42139

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Case Reports