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March 1950

NEUROLOGIC CONDITIONS OCCURRING AS COMPLICATIONS OF PREGNANCY

Author Affiliations

Neurosurgeon, Guthrie Clinic SAYRE, PA.

From the Division of Neurological Surgery, Johns Hopkins Hospital.

Arch NeurPsych. 1950;63(3):471-499. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1950.02310210117011
Abstract

TABLE OF CONTENTS  Introduction

  • Hypertensive Vascular Disorders

    • Eclampsia

    • Hypertensive Vascular Disease

  • Conditions Due to Vascular Disorders

    • Postpartum Thrombosis (Nonseptic) of the Cortical Veins and Dural Sinuses

    • Unexplained Arterial Occlusion or Hemorrhage Involving the Brain or Spinal Cord

    • Air Embolism During Delivery or the Puerperium

    • Embolism Due to Amniotic Fluid Contents

    • Rupture of Dissecting Aneurysm During Pregnancy

    • Uremia and Other Conditions Associated with Nephritis

  • Metabolic Disorders

    • Diabetes with Diabetic Coma and Hypoglycemic Coma

    • Hepatic Damage During Pregnancy

    • Tetany During Pregnancy and Lactation

    • Postpartum Necrosis of the Anterior Lobe of the Hypophysis and Hypopituitary Cachexia (Simmonds' Disease)

  • Conditions Due to Infections

    • Chorea Gravidarum

    • Tetanus Due to Postpartum Infection

    • Bacterial Infections, Such as Abscess of the Brain, Septic Sinus Thrombosis, Meningitis and Myelitis Due to Postpartum Infection

    • Polyneuritis Following Postpartum Infection

    • Poliomyelitis

    • Effect of Pregnancy on Syphilis

    • Effect of Pregnancy on Epidemic Encephalitis

INTRODUCTION  THE PURPOSE of this paper is to give a

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