Symptoms Improvement of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis: A Case Report

  • Komang Yunita Wiryaning Putri Department of Neurology, Soebandi Regional Hospital, Jember, Indonesia; Faculty of Medicine, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia
  • Novan Krisno Adji Department of Neurosurgery, Soebandi Regional Hospital, Jember, Indonesia; Faculty of Medicine, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia
  • Azham Purwandhono Department of Neurology, Soebandi Regional Hospital, Jember, Indonesia; Faculty of Medicine, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia http://orcid.org/0000-0002-2303-5455
  • Muhammad Yudha Nugraha Faculty of Medicine, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia http://orcid.org/0000-0003-4330-6643
  • Salsabila Maula Zalfa El Hamzah Faculty of Medicine, University of Jember, Jember, Indonesia http://orcid.org/0000-0003-2965-8319

Abstract

Cerebral venous sinus thrombosis (CVT) is a rare cause of stroke, a life-threatening disorder that occurs in approximately 0,5-1% of all stroke incidents. Various clinical presentations, risk factors, and neuroimaging findings of this disease may cause a delay in the early diagnosis and treatment of CVT. We discuss a case of a 34-year-old female who was admitted to the emergency room (ER) with the onset of a generalized tonic-clonic seizure with a progressive headache in the occipitotemporal region. Based on head CT, there was multiple hyperdense and cerebral venous infarction in the posterior left parietal lobe. D-dimer evaluation, there was an increasing level of D-dimer (>10.000 ng/mL). The patient was treated with the primary therapy heparin. After 15 days of being hospitalized, the patient was discharged without any sequelae.


Keywords: CVT, heparin, stroke

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Published
2022-06-24
How to Cite
WIRYANING PUTRI, Komang Yunita et al. Symptoms Improvement of Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis: A Case Report. Journal of Agromedicine and Medical Sciences, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 2, p. 68-71, june 2022. ISSN 2714-5654. Available at: <https://jurnal.unej.ac.id/index.php/JAMS/article/view/30193>. Date accessed: 04 june 2023. doi: https://doi.org/10.19184/ams.v8i2.30193.
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