Teaching NeuroImages: malignant cerebral venous thrombosis and pulmonary emboli.

Amandeep K. Dhillon, MD Alejandro A. Rabinstein, MD Eelco F.M. Wijdicks, MD, PhD A 23-year-old woman on oral contraception developed headache and seizures. Hemorrhagic infarcts with early swelling resulted in coma with no response to osmotic diuretics (figure, A). On arrival, she had lost most brainstem reflexes and met the criteria of brain death within 3… CONTINUE READING