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Charlotte Frise

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date: 12 April 2021

This chapter considers the effects of neurological conditions in the pregnant patient. This includes epilepsy, the use of antiepileptic drugs and any contraindications and problems for the fetus, and the management of seizures both pre- and postnatally. Ischaemic stroke, intracranial and subarachnoid haemorrhage, cervical artery dissection, moyamoya, headaches, migraine, and neonatal effects of myasthenia gravis are all discussed, along with management strategies. Inherited and acquired neuropathies are also covered, along with other neurological conditions.

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