Карточка-задание по английскому языку на тему «MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_96»
«MEDICAL WRITING: CASE ABSTRACT_96»
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·What parts does it include?
·What is an abstract?
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Cerebral venous sinus
thrombosis presenting with diplopia in pregnancy: a case report
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis
is a rare condition. The most frequent symptoms and signs are headache, focal
seizures with or without secondary generalization, unilateral or bilateral
paresis and papilledema. We report a case of transverse sinus and superior
sagittal sinus thrombosis that presented with diplopia in a pregnant woman.
A 34-year-old Malay woman, gravida
3 para 2 at 8 weeks of pregnancy, was admitted for hyperemesis gravidarum,
presented with sudden onset of diplopia, blurring of vision and headache. A
magnetic resonance scan of her brain showed the presence of cerebral edema with
no space occupying lesion, but magnetic resonance venography ultimately
revealed right transverse sinus and superior sagittal sinus thrombosis. The
patient was treated with anticoagulation for 1 year, after which the patient
Due to its diverse and varied
neurological presentation, cerebral venous sinus thrombosis should be
considered in almost any brain syndrome.
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