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An unusual cause of headache in pregnancy

BMJ 2015; 351 doi: (Published 03 September 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4681
  1. Jonathan Bedford, senior house officer, medicine1,
  2. Pooja Dassan, consultant, neurology2,
  3. Miranda Harvie, consultant, radiology3,
  4. Sanjeev Mehta, consultant, endocrinology1
  1. 1Department of Medicine, Ealing Hospital, Middlesex UB1 3HW, UK
  2. 2Department of Neurology, Ealing Hospital
  3. 3Department of Radiology, Ealing Hospital
  1. Correspondence to: J Bedford jpbedford{at}

A pregnant 35 year old woman with known migraines presented with severe headaches. Magnetic resonance imaging showed an enlarged sella turcica containing a macroadenoma …

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