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2020 Oct

J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis



Cerebral venous thrombosis in Argentina: clinical presentation, predisposing factors, outcomes and  literature review.


Alet M, Ciardi C, Alemán A, Bandeo L, Bonardo P, Cea C, Cirio J, Cossio J, Cuculic M, Esnaola M M, García-Pérez F, Giner F, Gómez-Schneider M, Isaac C, Lepera S, Martínez C, Martínez-Lorenzín R, Montes M, Orzuza G, Persi G, et al.
J Stroke Cerebrovasc Dis. 2020 Oct; 29(10):105145.
PMID: 32912503.


Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is a rare medical condition that primarily affects young adults. The clinical spectrum is broad and its recognition remains a challenge for clinicians. Limited information is available on CVT in Argentina. Our goal was to report the results of the first National registry on CVT in Argentina and to compare clinical presentation, predisposing factors and outcomes with other international registries.