Sagittal Vein Thrombosis Caused by Central Vein Catheter

  • Feridoun Sabzi Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Imam Ali Heart Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.
  • Hosein Karim Department of Cardiovascular Surgery, Imam Ali Heart Center, Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.
  • Behzad Heydar Pour Department of Physical Medicine, Imam Ali Hospital , Kermanshah University of Medical Sciences, Kermanshah, Iran.
  • Reza Faraji Mail Yazd Cardiovascular Research Center, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Iran.
Keywords:
Central vein catheter, Protein C S deficiency, Sagittal vein thrombosis

Abstract

Cerebral venous thrombosis, including thrombosis of cerebral veins and major dural sinuses, is an uncommon disorder in the general population. However, it has a higher frequency among patients younger than 40 years of age, patients with thrombophilia, pregnant patients or those receiving hormonal contraceptive therapy or has foreign body such as catheter in their veins or arterial system. In this case report, we described clinical and radiological findings in a patient with protein C-S deficiency and malposition of central vein catheter.

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Sabzi F, Karim H, Heydar Pour B, Faraji R. Sagittal Vein Thrombosis Caused by Central Vein Catheter. Acta Med Iran. 53(3):191-194.
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