Neurochirurgie 2021 Mar 23. Epub 2021 Mar 23.
Department of neurosurgery, Imam Khomeini hospital, Tehran University of medical sciences, Keshavarz boulevard, Tehran, Iran.
Background: Cerebral cavernous malformation (CCM) in third ventricular area may become symptomatic relatively rarely, secondary to hemorrhage and growth or rupture into the ventricle, causing obstructive hydrocephalus, during third trimester of pregnancy.
Case Description: A 34 weeks pregnant (G4P1A2) lady was admitted to one of our satellite hospitals with one-week history of severe headache, blurred vision, nausea, vomiting, and right-sided facial numbness. At presentation, she had sudden decreased level of consciousness with Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS) equal to 4, and bilateral fixed pupils. Read More