Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis presenting as a continuous headache: a case report and review of the literature

@inproceedings{Gupta2009SuperiorSS,
  title={Superior sagittal sinus thrombosis presenting as a continuous headache: a case report and review of the literature},
  author={Rishi K. Gupta and Aimun A B Jamjoom and Upendra Prasad Devkota},
  booktitle={Cases journal},
  year={2009}
}
Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis is a rare but dangerous condition, occurring with an incidence of 3-4 cases/million/year. Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis presents a diagnostic challenge due to its varied presentation patterns. We report a case of a 42 year old Nepali man diagnosed with cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after presenting with a week long history of continuous headache. He improved rapidly following prompt anticoagulation. Despite thorough investigation no discernable underlying… CONTINUE READING
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