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Research Paper | Medicine Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017
A Prospective Study of Neurological Disorders during Pregnancy and Puerperium in a Tertiary Care Center
Abstract: Introduction-Many neurological diseases are common in pregnancy and postpartum period. Material and methods- Data were collected for all pregnant patients coming for antenatal checkup or admitted for delivery in Nalanda Medical College Hospital between May 2016 to April 2017. Results- 4200 patients were registered for the study and neurological disorder were present in 344 patients (4.28 %). Headache and seizure were the commonest neurological disorders. Conclusion- Neurological presentations vary widely during peripartum period. We should have a high index of suspicion for neurological disorders in pregnancy as early diagnosis and treatment is rewarding in many cases.
Keywords: Pregnancy, Puerperium, Seizure, Headache, Neurological disorders
Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,
Pages: 2553 - 2555