Central European Annals of Clinical Research

(ISSN: 2668-7305) Open Access Journal
CEACR 2019, 1(1), 7; doi: 10.35995/ceacr1010007

Ischemic Stroke Secondary to Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: A Case Report

1 Department of Internal Medicine, “V. Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara 300041, Romania
2 Department of Neurosciences, “V. Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara 300041, Romania;
3 Department of Gynecology, “V. Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara 300041, Romania;
4 Department of Hematology, “V. Babes” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, Timisoara 300041, Romania;
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Received: 9 Dec 2019 / Revised: 14 Dec 2019 / Accepted: 2019-12-15 / Published: 2019-12-17
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ABSTRACT

A 26 year old woman was admitted to the emergency room 2 weeks after delivery of a healthy baby by cesarean(C) section, presenting right hemiparesis and speech disturbances, preceded by headaches. Clinical examination, biochemical tests, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and MRA (magnetic resonance angiogram) confirmed the diagnosis of ischemic stroke due to a cerebral venous thrombosis with secondary hemorrhage transformation. Further coagulation work-ups revealed a possible thrombogenic condition with important protein S deficiency. Many therapeutic challenges have been encountered. Multiple seizures attacks further complicated the whole clinical picture, but a gradually recovery was slowly achieved. By the day of discharge, her neurological status greatly improved. A temporary headache was reported after hospital discharge with alleviation in time.
Keywords: stroke; cerebral vein thrombosis; postpartum
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Georgescu, D.; Reisz, D.; Petre, I.; Ionita, I. Ischemic Stroke Secondary to Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: A Case Report. CEACR 2019, 1, 7.
Georgescu D, Reisz D, Petre I, Ionita I. Ischemic Stroke Secondary to Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: A Case Report. Central European Annals of Clinical Research. 2019; 1(1):7.
Georgescu, Doina; Reisz, Daniela; Petre, Izabella; Ionita, Ioana. 2019. "Ischemic Stroke Secondary to Cerebral Venous Thrombosis: A Case Report." CEACR 1, no. 1: 7.
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