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Cephalea emergency treatment

D Drmlová, H Brádková, Urbánek S
OBJECTIVE: To present a case of death of a patient with fulminant course of HELLP syndrome in 32nd week of pregnancy. DESIGN: Case report. SETTING: Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Hospital Kladno. CASE REPORT: We report a case of 29 years old primigravida in 32nd week of pregnancy, which was admitted to the hospital in a serious condition with cephalea, vomiting and progressive full-body swelling. During the entrance examination the patient looses consciousness, due to critical pressure an emergency caesarian section is performed...
November 2013: Ceská Gynekologie
A Gómez Ibáñez, P Irimía, E Martínez-Vila
In recent years different studies have highlighted a progressive increase in the demand for neurological care in emergency departments. To analyze the convenience of specific neurology shifts or the role that the neurologist should play in the emergency department, it is necessary to answer questions such as: What is the demand for emergency neurological care? What are the most frequent neurological emergencies? Who should attend to neurological emergencies and why? Are specific neurology shifts necessary? Neurological emergencies account for between 2...
2008: Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra
P Bassi, P Lattuada
In spite of the development of advanced technologies, diagnosis and therapy for an ictus in emergency still pose difficulties in a significant percentage of cases. Diagnostic problems are encountered both when faced with focal symptoms and in the presence of disturbances to consciousness, confusional states, vertigo or cephalea. The most significant therapeutic problems, on the other hand, are encountered in the case of extended cardioembolic ischaemias, haemorrhages from venous thrombosis and intradural arterial dissections (eventual antithrombotic treatment), when faced with a large cerebral oedema (eventual medical and/or surgical treatment), or in indicating surgery for intraparenchymal haemorrhages or symptomatic stenotic carotids...
March 2006: Neurological Sciences
A Colognesi, D de Tullio, F Messina, G Ferrocci, R Stano, G Azzena
Primary hyperparathyroidism is a clinical condition related to an excessive and abnormally regulated secretion of parathyroid hormone (PTH) from the parathyroid glands which is responsible for an alteration of the calcium and phosphorus metabolism. Parathyroid adenomas are the most important cause of primary hyperparathyroidism (80-85%). A case of parathyroid adenoma observed in a patient aged 47, admitted to the Emergency Medicine Department of our Hospital with a diagnosis of hypertensive crisis, cephalea, vomiting, and a clinical history of recurrent episodes of severe abdominal and renal pain, is presented...
February 2006: Minerva Chirurgica
M Peraire
Neuralgia of the trigeminus (NT) is the most common of cranial nerve neuralgias. Its diagnosis is entirely clinical and its most common form of presentation is well understood. Questions of differential diagnosis can emerge with certain entities such as atypical trigeminal neuralgia, short-duration unilateral neuralgiform cephalea of the trigeminus (SUNCT) arising from injection to the conjunctival, lacrimal or other glands, cluster headache, chronic paroxymal hemicrania, pain arising in the teeth and myofacial pain syndrome...
January 1997: Neurología: Publicación Oficial de la Sociedad Española de Neurología
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