Case Study – Sagittal vein thrombosis caused by central vein catheter.

Sabzi F, Karim H, Heydar Pour B, Faraji R. Sagittal vein thrombosis caused by central vein catheter. Acta medica Iranica. 2015;53(3):191-194.

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.

published on IV Team 23 Mar 2015 www.ivteam.com

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