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CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 5  |  Issue : 5  |  Page : 520-522

Cerebral venous thrombosis as a complication of chicken pox


Department of Neurology, Professor and Head, President, Epilepsy Association, Nellore chapter Narayana Medical College and Superspeciality Hospital, Chintareddypalem, Nellore-2, Andhra Pradesh, India

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Bindu Menon
Department of Neurology, Professor and Head, President, Epilepsy Association, Nellore chapter, Narayana Medical College and Superspeciality Hospital, Chintareddypalem, Nellore-2, Andhra Pradesh
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DOI: 10.4103/1755-6783.105151

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Chickenpox is one of the classic childhood disease. It is usually a benign self limiting exanthematous illness. Recently chicken pox has been reported in adults with more severe systemic and neurological complications. Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) is a life threatening disorder if not treated in time. We report a patient with post varicella CVT which has not been previously reported.


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