Deep Venous Thrombosis with Decreased Cerebral Blood Flow to the Thalamus was Completely Restored by Factor Xa Inhibitor

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Background: Cerebral venous thrombosis is rare and an uncommon cause of stroke and has diverse etiologies and varied clinical presentations. Here, we report 2 cases of deep cerebral venous thrombosis. Case Description: A 64-year-old woman presented with cerebral venous thrombosis due to a hypercoagulable state associated with ovarian tumor. On initial fluid-attenuated inversion recovery and diffusion-weighted imaging, there was a diffuse high-intensity lesion in the bilateral thalamus. Computed tomography angiography showed occlusion of the straight sinus, vein of Galen, and internal cerebral vein.

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