A CONVULSIVE SEIZURE AFTER NORMAL DELIVERY
Mounir Moukit*, Imane Bensaleh, Fatimazahra Ait El Fadel, Jaouad Kouach, Driss Moussaoui Rahali, Mohammed Dehayni
The association between pregnancy and rapid growth of meningioma has long been appreciated. In pregnant women, a history of chronic headache and convulsive seizures should alert the attending physician to its potential and prompt further radiologic investigation to confirm the diagnosis. We report a case of 35 years old woman, having a history of chronic headache, admitted for convulsive seizure appeared 2 hours after normal delivery. Brain computed tomography scan was performed objectifying extra-axial frontal lesion in favor of intracranial meningiomas.
Keywords: chronic headache; delivery; convulsive seizures; meningioma.
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