Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in the emergency department: retrospective analysis of 17 cases and review of the literature.

@article{Fischer2010CerebralVS,
  title={Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis in the emergency department: retrospective analysis of 17 cases and review of the literature.},
  author={Christopher M. Fischer and Joshua D. Goldstein and Jonathan A. Edlow},
  journal={The Journal of emergency medicine},
  year={2010},
  volume={38 2},
  pages={
          140-7
        }
}
BACKGROUND Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a rare but serious cause of neurologic impairment. Due to its relative rarity, there is limited research that describes the incidence and clinical features of CVST in the emergency department (ED). OBJECTIVES To describe the demographic, clinical, and historical characteristics of patients with CVST who were initially seen in the ED. METHODS This is a retrospective analysis of all patients presenting to three urban, tertiary care… CONTINUE READING
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