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Cerebral venous thrombosis

Hugh Markus, Anthony Pereira and Geoffrey Cloud

in Stroke Medicine

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Published in print January 2010 | ISBN: 9780199218776
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191726095 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199218776.003.0151

Series: Oxford Specialist Handbooks

Cerebral venous thrombosis

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Introduction 358

Anatomy 359

Aetiology 360

Clinical features 362

Common patterns of presentation 363

Cavernous sinus thrombosis 364

Investigations 366

Treatment 370

Prognosis 371

An often difficult diagnosis to make but important because heparin therapy is probably associated with improved outcome, and patients in a severe neurological state can make a good outcome...

Chapter.  1818 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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