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Romanian Journal of Neurology, Volume XII, No. 4, 2013
ISSN 1843-8148  |  e-ISSN 2069-6094
ISSN-L 1843-8148
DOI: 10.37897/RJN

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RIGHT TRANSVERSE SINUS THROMBOSIS AND BILATERAL PCA STROKE IN A PATIENT WITH A HYPERCOAGULABLE STATE

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ABSTRACT

Essential thrombocythosis (ET) is a myeloproliferative disorder (MPD) associated with an increase number of circulating platelets due to megakaryocyte proliferation. We report on a 72 years old man who was admitted in our department for headache and visual impairment. Brain imaging revealed bilateral occipital infarction and right transverse sinus thrombosis. The patient had common cardiovascular risk factors, recurrent deep vein thrombosis and sustained elevation of platelet counts in the past 8 years.

Keywords: cerebral venous thrombosis, occipital stroke, thrombocytosis, essential thrombocythemia, myeloprolipherative disorder, hypercoagulable state

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