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Cerebral arterial occlusion and intracranial venous thrombosis in a woman taking oral contraceptives.
  1. F. Montón,
  2. M. Rebollo,
  3. F. Quintana,
  4. J. Berciano


    Occlusion of the middle cerebral artery and thrombosis of the superior sagittal sinus are reported in a 30-year-old woman taking oral contraceptives (OC). The coexistence of arterial and venous cerebral pathology as a complication of OC use has only been previously reported in one case. The pathogenesis of this rare association is briefly discussed.

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