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Cerebral sinovenous thrombosis in the idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome in childhood.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10415185     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The idiopathic hypereosinophilic syndrome (HES) is a leukoproliferative disorder marked by a sustained overproduction of eosinophils and a distinct predilection to damage specific organs, especially the cardiovascular system. It is primarily a disease of middle-aged people. Occasional cases have been encountered in children. We report a case of an 11-year-old boy affected by idiopathic HES with an unusual rapidly fatal course. In addition to eosinophilic cellulitis, cerebral straight and superior sagittal sinus vein thrombosis (CVT) was evident on cranial CT. In our review of the English literature we were unable to find an association between idiopathic HES and CVT.
H Schulman; L Hertzog; H Zirkin; Y Hertzanu
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Pediatric radiology     Volume:  29     ISSN:  0301-0449     ISO Abbreviation:  Pediatr Radiol     Publication Date:  1999 Aug 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1999-09-30     Completed Date:  1999-09-30     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0365332     Medline TA:  Pediatr Radiol     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  595-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Radiology, Soroka Medical Center, PO Box 151, Beer-Sheva 84101, Israel.
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MeSH Terms
Cellulitis / etiology,  pathology
Cerebral Veins*
Fatal Outcome
Hypereosinophilic Syndrome / complications*,  pathology
Tomography, X-Ray Computed
Venous Thrombosis / etiology*,  pathology,  radiography

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