Headache as the only neurological sign of cerebral venous thrombosis: a series of 17 cases.

  title={Headache as the only neurological sign of cerebral venous thrombosis: a series of 17 cases.},
  author={Rodica Cumurciuc and Isabelle Crassard and Mariana Sarov and Dominique Valade and Marie Germaine Bousser},
  journal={Journal of neurology, neurosurgery, and psychiatry},
  volume={76 8},
BACKGROUND Headache is the most frequent symptom in cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT), and usually the first. However, it has rarely been reported as the only symptom of CVT. OBJECTIVES To study the characteristics of patients in whom headache was the only presentation of CVT in the absence of intracranial hypertension, subarachnoid haemorrhage (SAH), meningitis, or other intracranial lesion. METHODS From a prospective study of 123 consecutive patients with CVT only those with isolated… CONTINUE READING


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