Stroke in the Postpartum Period: A Case Study 1183-1185
Dr. Omer Mohd Hussein,
Professor, Department of Psychiatry,
Faculty of Medicine, National Ribat University,
A twenty six years old woman presented with visual disturbance, headache and gait disturbance ten weeks postpartum. Imaging studies identified an acute infarction in the left thalamus. This case report discusses her presentation, investigations and management and the aetiology of stroke in pregnancy and the postpartum period.