Cerebral dural sinus thrombosis following cisplatin chemotherapy

Chafic Karam, Salam Koussa

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Two patients with cerebral dural sinus thrombosis (CST) following cisplatin therapy are presented. Cisplatin is a well-recognized risk factor for coagulation disorders and thrombosis, but is not known to be associated with CST. Clinicians should be aware of the potential risk for the development of CST following cisplatin therapy.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1274-1275
Number of pages2
JournalJournal of Clinical Neuroscience
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Cerebral
  • Cisplatin
  • Dural sinus thrombosis
  • Venous

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Surgery
  • Neurology
  • Clinical Neurology
  • Physiology (medical)


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