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Case Reports in Medicine
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 701264, 3 pages
Peripartum Isolated Cortical Vein Thrombosis in a Mother with Postdural Puncture Headache Treated with an Epidural Blood Patch
1Department of Neurology, Queen’s Hospital, Romford RM7 0AG, UK
2Department of Neuroradiology, Queen’s Hospital, Romford RM7 0AG, UK
3Department of Anaesthetics, Queen’s Hospital, Romford RM7 0AG, UK
4Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Queen’s Hospital, Romford RM7 0AG, UK
Received 25 November 2012; Revised 21 January 2013; Accepted 12 February 2013
Academic Editor: Ingo W. Husstedt
Copyright © 2013 Etienne Laverse et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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