Obesity, Oral Contraceptive Use, and Cerebral Venous Thrombosis in Women.

@article{Banerjee2016ObesityOC,
  title={Obesity, Oral Contraceptive Use, and Cerebral Venous Thrombosis in Women.},
  author={Chirantan Banerjee},
  journal={JAMA neurology},
  year={2016},
  volume={73 5},
  pages={
          512-3
        }
}
Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is an uncommon cause of stroke that primarily affects young adults. A unique risk factor profile and plurality of presenting features make it an elusive diagnosis unless a high index of suspicion is maintained. It comprises approximately 0.5% to 1% of all strokes,1 and widespread availability of magnetic resonance imaging… CONTINUE READING