Which conditions can be excluded with CT scanning of the head during the evaluation for eclampsia?

Updated: Apr 18, 2019
  • Author: Michael G Ross, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Ronald M Ramus, MD  more...
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Computed tomography (CT) scanning of the head, with or without contrast, can exclude cerebral venous thrombosis, intracranial hemorrhage, and central nervous system lesions, all of which can occur in pregnancy and present with seizures.


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