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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2011  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 129-130

Obstructive hydrocephalus resulting from cerebral venous thrombosis


1 Department of Pediatric Cardiology, Gaziantep Children's Hospital, Gaziantep, Turkey
2 Radyotek Imaging Center, Gaziantep, Turkey

Correspondence Address:
Uluç Yis
Department of Pediatric Neurology, Gaziantep Children's Hospital, Gaziantep
Turkey
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.92836

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Cerebral venous thrombosis is a rare form of stroke in childhood. Increased intracranial pressure is a well-defined complication of cerebral venous thrombosis but obstructive hydrocephalus as a presentation finding of cerebral venous thrombosis is rarely described. A child case of cerebral sinus thrombosis presenting with obstructive hydrocephalus and management of clinical condition is presented with discussion of reported cases and treatment recommendations.






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