The Journal of Bucharest College of Physicians and the Romanian Academy of Medical Sciences

Transverse and Sigmoid Venous Sinus Thrombosis Associated with Nephrotic Syndrome


A 6 years old female diagnosed with nephrotic syndrome developed, during her first admission in the hospital, sinus transvers thrombosis. At first it was considered a complication of the disease, but later it was proved that she had hereditary thrombophilia. The major symptom in this case was persistent headache.