A 25-Year-Old Pregnant Woman With Worsening Headaches

Nancy Hammond, MD


June 07, 2018

Physical Examination and Workup

A general examination reveals a healthy, pregnant woman. General medical examination of the heart and lungs reveals normal findings. Fundoscopic examination reveals normal optic discs and posterior segments. Cranial nerve, motor, reflex, sensory, and coordination examination findings are all normal.

An MRI done prior to her becoming pregnant shows small subcortical white matter T2 hyperintensities (Figure 1).

Figure 1.


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