Evaluation of cerebral venous thrombosis patients in Kermanshah (2002-2008)

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Nazanin Razazian 1 , * , Minoo Mohammadi 2 , Saeedeh Tahmasebi 1 , Omid Esmaili 1

1 Dept. of Neurology, School of Medicine, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. Kermanshah, Iran

2 Student Research Committee, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences. Kermanshah, Iran

How to Cite: Razazian N, Mohammadi M, Tahmasebi S, Esmaili O. Evaluation of cerebral venous thrombosis patients in Kermanshah (2002-2008) , J Kermanshah Univ Med Sci. 2013 ; 16(8):e77282.

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Journal of Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences: 16 (8); e77282
Published Online: March 29, 2013
Article Type: Brief Report
Received: July 31, 2012
Accepted: November 20, 2012

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Abstract

Cerebral venous thrombosis is a rare but dangerous complication that occurs more often in young adults. This study aimed to determine the demographic characteristics, the predisposed population, the underlying causes and paraclinical findings in patients with cerebral venous thrombosis in Kermanshah city. In this case study the patients' files in six hospitals during 6 years, from 2002 to 2008 were addressed. Approximately 75% of patients were females aged 40.2±17.22 years. Most visitors were preceded in December and February. Superior Sagittal sinus was the most common location for cerebral venous thrombosis. Tomography scan was reported normal in 47.5%.

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Cerebral Vein Thrombosis Kermanshah

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