What is the role of CT scanning in the evaluation of preeclampsia?

Updated: Nov 29, 2018
  • Author: Kee-Hak Lim, MD; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Head CT scanning is used to detect intracranial hemorrhage in selected patients with any of the following:

Sudden severe headaches

Focal neurologic deficits

Seizures with a prolonged postictal state

Atypical presentation for eclampsia

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