Migraine-like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis

@article{Slooter2002MigrainelikeHA,
  title={Migraine-like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis},
  author={A J Slooter and Lino M. P. Ramos and L. Jaap Kappelle},
  journal={Journal of Neurology},
  year={2002},
  volume={249},
  pages={775-776}
}
Sirs: Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVST) is a serious condition resulting in death in approximately 10 % of patients [1]. However, CVST can be difficult to recognise, as it can present with a wide variety of symptoms and signs. We describe here a case of CVST with migraine-like headache. A 24-year-old woman presented with a first-ever episode that started with paleness, palpitations and a feeling of exhaustion, nausea and thirst. After an hour, she gradually experienced tingling and numb… CONTINUE READING

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MR Venography ( axial 2D phase contrast angiography ) confirmed the MRI finding , and showed no flow in this sinus ( Fig . ) .
FatigueNo subtypeHeadache
After about four hours the headache disappeared , and was followed by fatigue , a dry mouth and frequent micturition .
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After about four hours the headache disappeared , and was followed by fatigue , a dry mouth and frequent micturition .
We describe here a case of CVST with migraine - like headache .
Migraine - like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis .
We describe here a case of CVST with migraine - like headache .
Migraine - like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis .
We describe here a case of CVST with migraine - like headache .
Migraine - like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis .
We describe here a case of CVST with migraine - like headache .
Migraine - like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis .
We describe here a case of CVST with migraine - like headache .
Migraine - like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis .
We describe here a case of CVST with migraine - like headache .
Migraine - like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis .
MR Venography ( axial 2D phase contrast angiography ) confirmed the MRI finding , and showed no flow in this sinus ( Fig . ) .
MR Venography ( axial 2D phase contrast angiography ) confirmed the MRI finding , and showed no flow in this sinus ( Fig . ) .
We describe here a case of CVST with migraine - like headache .
Migraine - like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis .
We describe here a case of CVST with migraine - like headache .
Migraine - like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis .
We describe here a case of CVST with migraine - like headache .
Migraine - like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis .
We describe here a case of CVST with migraine - like headache .
Migraine - like headache as the presenting symptom of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis .
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