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Chronic subdural hematoma leading to fatal cavernous sinus thrombosis

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Author(s): Kumar Sunil | Jain A | Jain S | Kale S

Journal: Journal of Emergencies, Trauma and Shock
ISSN 0974-2700

Volume: 2;
Issue: 1;
Start page: 48;
Date: 2009;
Original page

Keywords: Cavernous sinus thrombosis | chronic | subdural hematoma

ABSTRACT
Presented is a case of cavernous sinus thrombosis in a young female with fatal outcome. There were not any septic focus, no history of head trauma, no relation with pregnancy. Computed tomography scan of brain showed chronic subdural hematoma. An attempt is made to correlate the aetiopathology with the clinical features of this rare case presentation.
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