Tag Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
CCC Critical Care compendium 340

Cerebral Venous Thrombosis

Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) refers to thrombus formation in either the deep or superficial venous drainage systems of the brain. The etiology is multifactorial and the presentation is variable, with diagnosis requiring a high index of suspicion

a splitting headache…

the case. 39 year old female presents to your Emergency Department with a four day history of a gradually worsening headache. Whilst she has a past history of migraines, this headache is much more severe and of different character to any migraine…