Dural sinus thrombosis: case report

Dural sinus thrombosis: case report

Title: Dural sinus thrombosis: case report;
Trombose de seio dural: relato de caso
Author Falavigna, Asdrubal Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Pontalti, Joao Luis Google Scholar
Teles, Alisson Roberto Google Scholar
Institution Univ Caixas Sul
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Univ Caxias do Sul
Abstract We report the case of a 24 year-old pregnant woman, seem at the neurology service by presenting agitation, hallucinations, mental confusion, headache, vision loss, aphasia and seizures. the neurorradiologic exam was compatible with thrombosis in dural sinus and cortical veins. Treatment with abciximab was accomplished and the mechanical lysis of the thrombus was made obtaining restoration of cerebral vein flow. After the procedure, she presented frontal hematoma wich was withdrawn surgically. We discuss this infrequent pathology in clinical picture, pathogenesis, image exams and therapeutics.
Keywords thrombosis
dural sinus
cerebrais veins
Language Portuguese
Date 2006-06-01
Published in Arquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria. São Paulo, SP: Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, v. 64, n. 2A, p. 334-337, 2006.
ISSN 0004-282X (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria
Extent 334-337
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X2006000200032
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000238113200032
SciELO ID S0004-282X2006000200032 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/28935

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