When are MRI or CT scans indicated in 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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One should consider CT scanning or MRI in patients who have been involved in trauma, are refractory to magnesium sulfate therapy, or have atypical presentations (eg, seizures >24 h after delivery, absence of severe hypertension).


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