Irish Journal of Medical Science

, Volume 179, Issue 1, pp 127–129 | Cite as

Cerebral venous thrombosis presenting as a complication of inflammatory bowel disease

  • M. M. Soong
  • A. Carroll
Case Report


Cerebral venous thrombosis is an uncommon and diverse entity accounting for less than 1% of strokes. It can present with a variety of clinical symptoms ranging from isolated headaches to deep coma making the clinical diagnosis difficult. We present a rare case of cerebral venous thrombosis secondary to dehydration and inflammatory bowel disease.


Cerebral venous thrombosis Inflammatory bowel disease Dehydration Headache Convulsion 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.National Rehabilitation HospitalCo DublinIreland

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