Cerebral venous thrombosis remains an important and sometimes an elusive cause of strokes. Oral contraceptives seem to have a strong causative association with this entity. We describe a case that highlights the importance of asking specific questions about oral contraceptive use in patients with strokes due to cerebral venous sinus thrombosis, especially, where the cause remains cryptic.
Publication ( Name of Journal)
Journal of Pakistan Medical Association
Urfy, M. Z.
(2006). Oral contraceptives and cerebral venous thrombosis: case report and a brief review of literature. Journal of Pakistan Medical Association, 56(11), 559-561.
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