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Causes Of Cerebral Venous Thrombosis
I suffered a Brain Venous Thrombosis almost 8 years ago. Which caused me to suffer repeated Tia's. The thrombosis was the result of a Serious infection in the Mastoid Bone. I was diagnosed with Fibromyalgia 2 and half years ago. Could this be linked to my
Comments: Glad you emerged from a severe brain problem relatively unscathed. There is NO direct or indirect relationship between cerebrovascular problem and fibromyalgia, but make sure that the latter diagnosis is well documented and correct, as I have seen numerous erroneous labels in this category. ...Read more
Neurologist: A neurologist could uncover cause and treat with medication to reverse and prevent further progression. ...Read more
Dr thinks I had a postpartum cerebral venous thrombosis. CT w/contrast neg and MRI WITHOUT contrast neg. Doc says still possible? Even after neg scans
Check the scan type: I'm sure your neurologist knew exactly what type of scan to get if CVT post-partum was what they were looking for but you didn't mention it so I'm asking for a clarification. You should've gotten an MRV scan not an MRI & not a CT with contrast although that could've shown something if it were a big honker of a clot. If clinically, warranted he should go forward with treatment or get 2nd opinion ...Read more
Had a Brain Venous Thrombosis 7 years ago. Still have thrombosis. I am being seen at eye clinic for vision field loss, they said problem is in brain ?
See hematologist: please consult hematologist to rule out hypercoagulable state, predisposition to clotting ...Read more
Rare condition: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (cvst) is a rare form of stroke that results from thrombosis (a blood clot) of the dural venous sinuses, which drain blood from the brain. Symptoms may include headache, abnormal vision, any of the symptoms of stroke such as weakness of the face and limbs on one side of the body, and seizures. ...Read more
180 degrees: Arterial thrombosis is stoppage of blood flow from the heart to different parts of the body. The result is tissue death: in arteries to the heart=heart attack; in arteries to the legs=gangrene. Venous thrombosis is within veins which return blood to the heart. It may be in deep veins which is a serious matter often requiring anticoagulation, and in superficial veins appearing red, painful. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Throbosis=clot: A thrombosis is a blood clot. The veins are redundant meaning that there are a lot of them draining a certain area. So a venous thrombosis is usually not really important except for discomfort as long as it is in the surface veins. One in the deep veins is a medical emergency. The arteries are less redundant and a clot in an artery can damage the area it supplies and can be very serious. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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