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Antenatal thrombosis of torcular herophili presenting with anemia, consumption coagulopathy and high-output cardiac failure in a preterm infant.
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PMID:  22931961     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Dural sinus malformation occasionally results in the development of giant venous lakes involving torcular herophili. Such dilatation can result in the formation of a massive venous thrombus leading to ventriculomegaly/hydrocephalus. Although, majority of patients have an unremarkable clinical course owing to spontaneous resolution of the thrombus, significant morbidity and mortality has been documented. We report the first case of torcular thrombosis in a preterm infant who survived severe anemia, consumption coagulopathy and high-output cardiac failure during the neonatal period and had a normal neurological outcome.
Authors:
V Pandey; K Dummula; P Parimi
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of perinatology : official journal of the California Perinatal Association     Volume:  32     ISSN:  1476-5543     ISO Abbreviation:  J Perinatol     Publication Date:  2012 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-08-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8501884     Medline TA:  J Perinatol     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  728-30     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Neonatology, Department of Pediatrics, University of Kansas Medical Center, Kansas City, KS, USA.
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