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Dural Sinus Venous Thrombosis

Louis R. Caplan

in Stroke

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Published in print October 2010 | ISBN: 9780199739141
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322978 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199739141.003.015

Series: What Do I Do Now

Dural Sinus Venous Thrombosis

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Cerebral venous thromboses share many of the same risk factors as venous occlusions in the remainder of the body. Headache, seizures, and focal neurological signs dominate the presenting findings. The prognosis is good when patients are treated with anticoagulants.

Chapter.  1540 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Neurology

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