International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medicine Science | India | Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017

A Prospective Observational Study to Describe the Clinical Profile, Diagnosis and Prognosis of Cerebral Sinus Venous Thrombosis

Dr. Marla Ashok Kumar

Abstract: Cerebral sinus venous thrombosis (CSVT) is an uncommon condition. Its clinical presentation is varied and often dramatic. It often affects young to middle-aged patients, and more commonly women. Important clinical features to suggest this disorder are presentation with recent headache, seizures, papilloedema and focal deficits in the appropriate clinical settings. Management with unfractionated heparin, LMWH and oral anticoagulation is appropriate. surgical decompression is helpful in the case of continuing deterioration, inspite of maximum medical management.

Keywords: CSVT Cerebral sinus venous thrombosis CT Computed tomography CTV Computed tomography venography CVT Cortical venous thrombosis DWI Diffusion weighted imaging

Edition: Volume 6 Issue 5, May 2017,

Pages: 1547 - 1548

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