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March 1973

Internal Cerebral Vein Thrombosis

Author Affiliations

St. Louis
From the Edward Mallinckrodt Department of Pediatrics and the Department of Neurology, Washington University School of Medicine (Dr. Fishman); and the Division of Neurology, St. Louis Children's Hospital. Dr. Johnsen is now with the University of Washington School of Medicine, Seattle; Dr. Greenwood is now a major in the Medical Corps, US Army, at Walter Reed Medical Center.

Arch Neurol. 1973;28(3):205-207. doi:10.1001/archneur.1973.00490210085015

Two patients had cerebral venous thrombosis localized to the deep venous system. In one case the diagnosis was made antemortem by means of cerebral angiography and a ventricular shunting procedure was performed because of impending hydrocephalus. This patient survived with minimal neurologic sequelae.

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