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          VOLUME 48 / ISSUE 1


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10 - Bilateral thalamic infarction secondary to cerebral deep venous system thrombosis bithalamic infarction

Ferhat Çengel, Mesut Bulakçı, Bora Özbakır, Adem Kırış

Bilateral thalamic infarction is a rare disorder that account a small fraction of ischemic strokes. The most common reason is the arterial occlusion. However in rare cases, it can be seen secondary to venous thrombosis. Because of the rarity and non-specific clinical symptoms diagnosis is delayed in most of the cases. Radiologic imaging methods are important in diagnosis. In this report, we describe a case in which a woman presented with headache, nausea and vomiting.

Keywords: Bithalamic infarction, stroke, cerebral deep venous system thrombosis, cranial imaging

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