Electric injury with cerebral venous thrombosis. Case report and review of the literature.

@article{Patel1993ElectricIW,
  title={Electric injury with cerebral venous thrombosis. Case report and review of the literature.},
  author={Amit M Patel and Raymond Lo},
  journal={Stroke},
  year={1993},
  volume={24 6},
  pages={903-5}
}
BACKGROUND AND PURPOSE A case of accidental electrocution with previously unreported arteriographic evidence of cerebral vein thrombosis is presented. A brief description of early and late neurological complications and current theories attempting to explain the histopathological findings of electric injury are reviewed. The occurrence and persistence of late neurological complications are elucidated. CASE DESCRIPTION A report of an accidental electrocution with 800 V of alternating current… CONTINUE READING

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