Functional outcomes in women with neurological complications secondary to oral contraceptive pills: A case series

Nidhi Rawat, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, St. John`s National Academy of Health Sciences, Sarjapura road, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034, India., Anit Catherine Charls, Department of Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, St. John`s National Academy of Health Sciences, Sarjapura road, Bengaluru, Karnataka-560034, India.
2021 Journal of Clinical Images and Medical Case Reports  
Cerebrovascular complications of Oral Contraceptive Pills (OCPs) are recorded in literature. We present a case series of 4 women who were admitted in the Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation after having cerebrovascular complications. The only risk factor which was identified was the history of OCPs intake. The cerebrovascular accident ranged from arterial stroke to cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT-3, arterial stroke-1). All of them underwent rehabilitation for 3 weeks. Two out of
more » ... hree CVT patients had good functional recovery. A targeted rehabilitation program during the early phase of the condition results in better functional outcome in patients.
doi:10.52768/2766-7820/1063 fatcat:yp7vua4dg5fhvpcah65plral2a