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Postpartum emergencies
  1. K Enright,
  2. A Kidd,
  3. A MacLeod
  1. St John’s Hospital, Livingston, UK
  1. Dr K Enright, Emergency Department, St John’s Hospital, Livingston EH54 6PP, UK; kevje26{at}

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In a case report by Savage and Harrison there was a reminder to consider eclampsia in women presenting with neurological symptoms during the puerperium.1 The authors also highlight the importance of including central venous thrombosis in the differential diagnosis of suspected late-onset eclampsia. These were points well made.

Following the publication of their article, a 36 year-old primigravida, 10 days postpartum, …

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