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Non-aneurysmal primary subarachnoid hemorrhage in pregnancy-induced hypertension and eclampsia.

Authors
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurology
1526-632X
Publisher
Ovid Technologies (Wolters Kluwer) - American Academy of Neurology
Publication Date
Volume
61
Issue
1
Pages
117–120
Identifiers
PMID: 12847171
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

Clinical as well as neuroimaging studies of women with eclampsia or pregnancy-induced hypertension (PIH) have described a variety of neurologic manifestations, including intraparenchymal brain hemorrhage. Autopsy studies have described pia-arachnoid hemorrhage in women who died of eclampsia, but radiographic studies have found only intraparenchymal hemorrhage. The author describes clinical and radiographic features in three women with subarachnoid hemorrhage associated with PIH.

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