Case study describes sagittal vein thrombosis caused by central venous catheter

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“In this case report, we described clinical and radiological findings in a patient with protein C-S deficiency and malposition of central vein catheter” Sabzi et al (2015).

Reference:

Sabzi, F., Karim, H., Heydar Pour, B. and Faraji, R. (2015) Sagittal vein thrombosis caused by central vein catheter. Acta Medica Iranica. 53(3), p.191-4.

Abstract:

Cerebral venous thrombosis, including thrombosis of cerebral veins and major dural sinuses, is an uncommon disorder in the general population. However, it has a higher frequency among patients younger than 40 years of age, patients with thrombophilia, pregnant patients or those receiving hormonal contraceptive therapy or has foreign body such as catheter in their veins or arterial system. In this case report, we described clinical and radiological findings in a patient with protein C-S deficiency and malposition of central vein catheter.

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