What are the cause of seizure/convulsion in pregnancy?

Causes of seizure/convulsion in pregnancy

  • Epilepsy 
  • Cerebral neoplasm
  • Cerebral haemorrhage
  • Eclampsia
  • Haemolysis, elevated liver enzyms and low platelets (HELLP)
  • Thrombotic thrthrombocytopenic purpura
  • Cerebral vein thrombosis secondary to hyperviscocity 
  • Hypoglycemia
  • Electrolyte disturbances associated with hyperemesis gravidarum
  • Stroke




Source: 
  • Clinics in Obstetrics - 623
  • Davidson's Principles and Practice of Medicine 23rd Edition

Post a Comment

0 Comments