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Who is more likely to get cavernous sinus thrombosis?

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Cavernous sinus thrombosis is more common in people who take certain medications or who have underlying health conditions that may increase their risk for blood clots.

SOURCES:

Aderman, C. "Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis," Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard University, April 2011.

Filippidis, A. , November 2009. Neurosurgery Focus

The Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals: "Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis."

National Health Service Direct Encyclopedia: "Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis."

Zimmer, J. , Feb. 5, 2012. The Internet Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on April 4, 2020

SOURCES:

Aderman, C. "Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis," Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Harvard University, April 2011.

Filippidis, A. , November 2009. Neurosurgery Focus

The Merck Manual for Healthcare Professionals: "Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis."

National Health Service Direct Encyclopedia: "Cavernous Sinus Thrombosis."

Zimmer, J. , Feb. 5, 2012. The Internet Journal of Pediatrics and Neonatology

Reviewed by Christopher Melinosky on April 4, 2020

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