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Cerebral venous thrombosis: diagnosis dilemma.
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PMID:  22368772     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Cerebral venous thrombosis is increasing common disease in daily practice with sharing clinical nonspecific symptoms. This disorder is potentially lethal but treatable, oftenly it was overlooked in both clinical and radiologic in routine practice. Whenever, clinical suspected, prompt investigation by noninvasive imaging Magnetic resonance (MR) or advanced modilities such as cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT), MRV (MR Venography) will helpful in prompt diagnosis and treatment. These imaging modalities may reveal either direct sign (visualization of intraluminal clot) and indirect signs (paranchymatous change, intracranial hemorrhage). By using of effective treatment will improve the prognosis of the patient. This review summarizes insights into etiology, incidence, imaging modalities and current of the treatment.
Authors:
Pipat Chiewvit; Siriwan Piyapittayanan; Niphon Poungvarin
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-12-15
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurology international     Volume:  3     ISSN:  2035-8377     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurol Int     Publication Date:  2011 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-02-27     Completed Date:  2012-08-23     Revised Date:  2013-05-29    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101551564     Medline TA:  Neurol Int     Country:  Italy    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  e13     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Radiology, Division of Diagnostic Radiology.
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