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Isolated lateral sinus thrombosis presenting as cerebellar infarction in a patient with iron deficiency anemia.
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PMID:  24044081     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
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As a rare cerebrovascular disease, cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is caused by various conditions including trauma, infection, oral contraceptive, cancer and hematologic disorders. However, iron deficiency anemia is not a common cause for CVT in adult. Posterior fossa infarction following CVT is not well demonstrated because posterior fossa has abundant collateral vessels. Here, we report a case of a 55-year-old man who was admitted with complaints of headache, nausea, and mild dizziness. The patient was diagnosed with isolated lateral sinus thrombosis presenting as cerebellar infarction. Laboratory findings revealed normocytic normochromic anemia due to iron deficiency, and the patient's symptoms were improved after iron supplementation.
Authors:
Ji-Hye Lee; Kyung-Jae Park; Yong-Gu Chung; Shin-Hyuk Kang
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2013-07-31
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society     Volume:  54     ISSN:  2005-3711     ISO Abbreviation:  J Korean Neurosurg Soc     Publication Date:  2013 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-09-17     Completed Date:  2013-09-17     Revised Date:  2013-09-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101467054     Medline TA:  J Korean Neurosurg Soc     Country:  Korea (South)    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  47-9     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Korea University, Seoul, Korea.
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