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When does chorea gravidarum begin?
Tx?

Usually after 1st trimester, then resolves during pregnancy or just after.
Tx: only if severe, haldol

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metabolic d/o that can present in pregnancy?

urea cycle defect

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tumor type in pregnancy / or after ectopic, that can met to brain?

choriocarcinoma

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neurological condition usually better during pregnancy? Caveat?

MS, increased flares after delivery. No effect on overall progression

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HA medicine during pregnancy that are ok but caution?

beta blockers: but can cause IUGR, TCAs

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AED levels that can be decreased in pregnancy (2), what levels should be measured?

Lamotrigine, Oxcarb.
Measure free drug levels

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Pregnancy listing if there is a risk to human fetus from investigation but can be used if serious illness?

D

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AED Drug with severe ndd and malformations in fetus?

VPA

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WHat % of MG will worsen w/ pregnancy? What is the risk to neonate?

1/3 worsen. 20% have neonatal MG syndrome

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tumor which may have accelerated growth during pregnancy?

meningioma