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Doctor insights on: Cerebral Thrombosis In Children

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What is cerebral thrombosis?

What is cerebral thrombosis?

See below: A thrombosis involves a blood clot inside a blood vessel blocking the blood flow. Cerebral thrombosis means the clot is within the brain circulation, and, in essence, the potential cause of a stroke. ...Read more

Blood Clot (Definition)

A blood clot or thrombus is the final step of the coagulation cascade. It is a good thing when your body is trying to stop blood loss, however a blood clot can form in the veins after prolonged periods of immobility. This type of like ...Read more


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What is the definition or description of: cerebral thrombosis?

What is the definition or description of: cerebral thrombosis?

A stroke: Dr. Bein provided a very nice answer but another word for cerebral thrombosis would be a stroke. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for cerebral thrombosis?

What is the treatment for cerebral thrombosis?

VERY serious: This is a serious and potentially life - changing and life threatening event as well as an emergency to say the least. Patients requires emergent evaluation by an md, cat scans and a plethora or other tests. At times, the clot is treated with blood thinners but not always. Surgery is also an option. This is a basic introductory answer and full treatment discourse is beyond the scope here. ...Read more

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Smoking. Will that eventually cause cerebral thrombosis?

Contributor: Smoking wouldn't be the only reason why someone could get a cerebral thrombosis but it could definitely contribute to the cause, as dr. Korona said. ...Read more

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How long do people have to stay in rehab if they are recovering from cerebral thrombosis?

How long do people have to stay in rehab if they are recovering from cerebral thrombosis?

Depends: Everyone is different and a cerebral thrombosis or stroke is different in every person. An inpatient rehabilitation stay after a stroke can vary from 1-3 weeks in general. The length of stay for inpatient rehab is much shorter than it used to be in the past. This is being driven mainly by the insurance companies unfortunately. ...Read more

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What is a cerebral thrombosis caused by hypertension?

Blood clot in brain: Thrombosis in the brain circulation can occur in the arteries as well as veins. Hypertension usually causes bleeding within the brain with resultant stroke. Cerebral thrombosis on the arterial side can be seen with arteriosclerosis where narrowing of the vessel ends up with sluggish flow, then clotting. Thrombosis of veins draining the brain presents with headaches, seizures, weakness. ...Read more

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Are ischemic strokes and cerebral thrombosis one and the same? Of not, how do they differ?

Are ischemic strokes and cerebral thrombosis one and the same? Of not, how do they differ?

Almost: Cerebral thrombosis is a process of clogging up of a blood vessel that can lead to an ischemic stroke (which is when brain cells die from lack of blood flow). So while not the same, thrombosis is a common cause of ischemic stroke. ...Read more

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What are the differences between thrombosis in cerebral venous and arterial systems?

What are the differences between thrombosis in cerebral venous and arterial systems?

Different causes: Arterial thrombosis is usually caused by clots either in the heart or in the arteries that lead from the heart to the brain, most often the carotid arteries. Venous thrombosis has nothing to due with atherosclerosis and is often due to inflammation in the sinuses or head and neck. May also be due to venous congestion. ...Read more

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What Specialist treat Cerebral Sinus Venous Thrombosis?

What Specialist treat Cerebral Sinus Venous Thrombosis?

Neurologist: A neurologist could uncover cause and treat with medication to reverse and prevent further progression. ...Read more

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What are those conditions that can mimic Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis?

See below: Typically, presentation similar to stroke with focal weakness, numbness, imbalance, but on occasion such a problem is associated with increased intracranial pressure due to pseudo tumor cerebri. If you have such issues, you do need expert neurological care. ...Read more

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Cerebral aneurysm thrombosis or hemorrhage can be the cause of?

Cerebral aneurysm thrombosis or hemorrhage can be the cause of?

Hemorrhage: A cerebral aneurysm that leaks or ruptures can lead to intracranial bleeding (hemorrhage). ...Read more

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I would like to know about cerebral vein thrombosis venous sinus thrombosis?

Cerebral vein thromb: It is formation of blood clots in cerebral veins/venous sinuses in brain. It could cause altered mental status or hemiplegia or stroke. In severe cases it needs open thrombectomy or thrombolytic therapy. If there are any seizures then it needs anticonvulsant medications. ...Read more

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I had shingles on the back of my head and then 2 weeks later, I spent 2 weeks in intensive care with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Connection?

I had shingles on the back of my head and then 2 weeks later, I spent 2 weeks in intensive care with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Connection?

Hard to say: There may in fact be an underlying causation creating susceptibility to both, and one might consider an immune mediated process or even, something like one of the antiphospholipid antibody syndromes. However, the shingles did not cause the venous thrombosis. Yet, the two items signal some general pathology, and worthwhile to fully evaluate. ...Read more

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I was diagnosed with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis. Can it cause a stroke to me? What the best treatment for it? Now im on lovenox 2x0.6.

Possible: If it has not already caused stroke then it is not likely because now you are under treatment. Stay with treatment as long as your neurologist recommends ...Read more

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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

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

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46 y pt. Suffred weak of vision because thrombosis in optical center of brain what is the treatment to liquefaction trombosis & return vision?

No easy answer: A thrombosis in your brain is not an easy thing to treat. Acute thrombosis can sometimes be treated emergently with clot busters (tpa) but after it has happened, there is little to do. Return of function may occur gradually with a prolonged recovery time. ...Read more

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Cerebral Thrombosis (Definition)

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Thrombosis (Definition)

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