It was just an almond-OP

After a two-purulent inflammation, it is sufficient for the woman and her Doctors. The almonds need to get out. It is already the third Operation, the 32-year-old hairdresser in the UK. Your child will have brought Doctors by cesarean section to the world, also has the woman’s Breasts to enlarge. So far, there were never complications.

Also this Time everything goes well. The woman slips with your standard of engagement to the end of the OP-list of the day, the Operation was, however, unsuccessful. The Doctors push the patient in the recovery room, but then the Routine ends. A Nurse that falls on the woman rolls her eyes upwards. Immediately, she calls support.

Twisted eyes are a warning sign for problems in the brain, say the physicians from the University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire, in their case report in the “Journal of Surgical Case Reports” . Clogged vessel, a clot a blood? The woman has an epileptic seizure? Or an area of the brain for another reason is not sufficiently supplied with oxygen?

As the medics question the meanwhile, the guard woman, she has slight speech difficulties. Her left Arm and her left leg felt heavy, she says. Muscle function tests the reaches 32-Year-old, 75 per cent of their force. Also, the muscles on her left face side are a bit limp, they are sensitive to light.


The 32-Year-old has smoked in the past, due to depression and an anxiety disorder she is taking Citalopram, one of the most frequently prescribed psychotropic drugs. During the Operation, the doctor for a Drug Cocktail administered of Propofol for induction of anesthesia to Paracetamol, and Diclofenac for the pain.

This alone cannot explain the twisted eyes, however. The doctors start several emergency investigations. You look at your head in the CT, to bleeding, to detect, to produce, in addition, MRI images, since these represent the soft tissues in the brain even more precisely. In all the recordings, the brain will be healthier, as well as an EEG and a blood test. Clogged vessels, or an epileptic seizure can exclude the Doctors.

The next day, the woman reported in addition of a strong headache, the facial muscles but is recovering. In further Tests, the strength of women varies greatly. Since the doctors can find no physical cause, consider a so-called pseudo-neurological syndrome. Here, neurological symptoms, and for which there is no physical explanation. Instead, it is assumed that the symptoms are psychological.

Several attacks in the month of

After two nights in the hospital, the Doctors dismissed her patient home, the complaints are almost gone. The 32-Year-old, however, a follow-up examination in the neurology. In the conversation it dawns on the doctors on what the woman is actually missing. She tells you that she suffers almost weekly headaches, the approximately twelve hours, and on the left, front side of the head, as well as the area around the left eye to focus.

During the time she was often sick, you feel tired, dizzy and am sensitive to light, tells the woman. In the month prior to the surgery, she had also three attacks, the feeling that your power is fading on the left side of the body. The first Time the 32-Year-old went to the emergency room, but was sent to their family doctor, after CT were pictures of the head normal. A diagnosis is yet to come.

From the portrayals of the woman, the doctors of the clinic closing to an extremely rare Form of migraine, which affects only about one in 10,000 people: the so-called hemiplegic migraine. Possibly, the Stress, the fear, the flash light or the hypoglycaemia have caused the seizure, according to the OP, write the physicians. This migraine form of muscle is one weakness to the temporary neurological complaints, as well as hearing and language problems. Affected develop the first of many attacks, typically at a young age.

With the diagnosis of the Doctors of women can also show a possible treatment. You prescribe to the migraine drug topiramate, the migraine attacks prevention. The funds are not strikes, however, all Concerned – as it is the patient, not signs to the physician.