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Acute onset of headache during pregnancy and Brudzinski's sign
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Acute onset of headache during pregnancy and Brudzinski's sign

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Results: Causes of Acute onset of headache during pregnancy OR Brudzinski's sign

    1. Eclampsia
     Eclampsia is the development of seizures or coma in pregnant women suffering from high blood pressure. Eclampsia is a serious condition which requires urgent medical treatment. Eclampsia may be associated with moderate as well as significant increases in ...more »
    2. Meningitis
     Dangerous infection of the membranes surrounding the brain....more »
    3. Migraine
     Chronic recurring headaches with or without a preceding aura....more »
    4. Neonatal bacterial meningitis
     Bacterial meningitis that occurs in an infant under 3 months of age. Bacterial meningitis is a bacterial brain infection....more »
    5. Osteoarthritis
     Osteoarthritis is a chronic condition characterised by mechanical disrturbances due to degradation of joints. It is the most common form of arthritis, and the leading cause of chronic disability....more »
    6. Pregnancy toxemia /hypertension
     Preeclampsia is the development of high blood pressure, excess protein in the urine and swelling during pregnancy. Hypertension is a serious health condition due to the fact that it often causes no symptoms until it is severe. The blood pressure usually r...more »
    7. Septicemia
     A systemic inflammatory response to an infection....more »
    8. Subarachnoid hemorrhage
     Brain bleeding in the subarachnoid area...more »
    9. Vogt-Koyanagi-Harada Syndrome
     A rare condition characterized by poliosis and hair, skin, eye and ear abnormalities as well as retinal detachment and neurological involvement....more »

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