[Cerebral vein thrombosis as a complication of a florid ulcerative colitis].

Abstract

BACKGROUND Thromboembolic episode, especially cerebral vein thrombosis, is a rare extraintestinal complication of ulcerative colitis. In world literature less than 100 cases are reported. Although the existence of coagulation alterations and fibrinolysis have been suggested, the exact mechanism of hypercoagulability in patients with ulcerative colitis is… (More)

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