Thrombosis of a cerebral vein or artery can occur during or after a pregnancy.
The patient may have a history of a hypercoagulable state or complicated pregnancy (abruption, eclampsia, etc).
(2) altered sensorium
(5) posterior reversible encephalopathy
(6) disorder of speech
Brain CT findings:
(1) diffuse brain edema
(2) hemorrhagic and/or nonhemorrhagic infractions
(3) gyral enhancement
(4) tentorial enhancement
(5) vascular thrombosis
(1) post-dural puncture headache
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Specialty: Hematology Oncology