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Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis in an Adult Patient Presenting as Headache and Acute Subdural Hematoma.
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PMID:  21185743     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We report a 55-year-old man with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis presenting as acute subdural hematoma. He was treated with an intravenous infusion of heparin sodium and the occluded superior sagittal sinus was recanalized. According to our literature review, acute subdural hematoma caused by cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is relatively rare, and only a single case has reported thus far. We speculate that dehydration was the reason for cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in the present case, and the sudden rise in intracranial pressure in addition to hemodynamic stress caused by cerebral venous sinus thrombosis resulted in the collapse of a bridging vein and caused an acute subdural hematoma.
Authors:
Satoshi Takahashi; Jun Shinoda; Takuro Hayashi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2010-12-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of stroke and cerebrovascular diseases : the official journal of National Stroke Association     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-8511     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:  2010 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-12-27     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9111633     Medline TA:  J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2010 National Stroke Association. Published by Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Eiju General Hospital, Tokyo, Japan.
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