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Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis complicating traumatic head injury.

Abstract:

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare complication of traumatic head injury. Here we present a patient with traumatic extradural haematoma successfully evacuated with good clinical recovery. However, the patient then deteriorated and died. The cause, at post mortem, was a propagating CVST, sustained at the time of head injury. CVST, although rare, is therefore an important cause of deterioration in traumatic head injury. This patient with CVST is unique in that CVST was not consid...

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10.1016/j.jocn.2012.01.002

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Barber, ZE More by this author
Squier, WL More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Surgical Sciences
Journal:
Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia
Volume:
19
Issue:
7
Pages:
1058-1059
Publication date:
2012-07-05
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EISSN:
1532-2653
ISSN:
0967-5868
URN:
uuid:67f92726-ea9f-41f4-a5f3-1c514371ddb2
Source identifiers:
329063
Local pid:
pubs:329063

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