What Is Cerebral Venous Thrombosis?

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Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an uncommon disorder which has a higher frequency among patients younger than 40 years of age, patients with thrombophilia, and women who are pregnant or receiving hormonal contraceptive therapy. It refers to a neurological condition in which a clot in one of the blood vessels in the brain impedes the free flow of blood. The symptoms of cerebral thrombosis are stroke-like symptoms, including:
  • Confusion
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Vision problems
  • Headaches
Keywords: cerebral venous thrombosis
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