Thrombophilic gene polymorphisms in puerperal cerebral veno-sinus thrombosis.

  title={Thrombophilic gene polymorphisms in puerperal cerebral veno-sinus thrombosis.},
  author={Nagaraja Dindagur and Tumkur Puttasiddhappa Kruthika-Vinod and Rita Christopher},
  journal={Journal of the neurological sciences},
  volume={249 1},
Puerperal cerebral veno-sinus thrombosis (PCVT) is a common form of stroke in young women in India, which is associated with high morbidity and mortality. The frequency of PCVT in India is 10 to 12 times more compared to western population. As yet, the etiology of this condition is unclear. Our aim was to study the prevalence and the role of the common genetic polymorphisms associated with thrombophilia such as factor V Leiden, prothrombin G20210A and methylene tetrahydrofolate reductase (MTHFR… CONTINUE READING
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