CVT Case Studies

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Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is a rare type of cerebrovascular disease, accounting for 0.5% of all strokes. The annual incidence of CVT ranges 3–4 cases per million populations CVT is a multifactorial disease, with at least one predisposing factor identified in 80% of patients, including hereditary thrombophilia, pregnancy and puerperium, postoperative state, intracranial or local infections and use of oral contraceptives. Genetic or acquired thrombophilia, identified in more than 20% of the CVT patients, is among the most frequent identified risk
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