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.
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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