Unilateral Thalamic and Basal Ganglia Edema Associated with Deep Venous Thrombosis Following Bacterial Meningitis

  • Abbas Tafakhori Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Seyed Sadeq Kalantar Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Amirhossein Modabbernia Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
  • Vajiheh Aghamollaii Iranian Center of Neurological Research, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran.
Keywords: Meningitis, Basal ganglia, Cerebral deep venous thrombosis, Thalamus

Abstract

A 40-year-old woman visited our emergency department due to a 3-day history of headache. She was found to have deep cerebral vein thrombosis, which was worsened after initiation of heparin treatment. We present her as the only reported case of unilateral thalamic and basal ganglia edema in the setting of deep vein thrombosis secondary to bacterial meningitis.

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Published
2016-01-20
How to Cite
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Tafakhori A, Kalantar SS, Modabbernia A, Aghamollaii V. Unilateral Thalamic and Basal Ganglia Edema Associated with Deep Venous Thrombosis Following Bacterial Meningitis. CRCP. 1(1):4-.
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