A case of ulcerative colitis presenting with cerebral venous thrombosis

  • Zaid Waqar Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences
Keywords: Cerebral sinus vein thrombosis, Ulcerative colitis, Magnetic resonance venography, Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Abstract

Ulcerative Colitis is an autoimmune Inflammatory Bowel Disease causing abdominal pain, bloody diarrhea and malnutrition and is associated with Intestinal and extra intestinal complications. The clinical course has remissions and flare ups. Thromboembolism is known risk associated with Ulcerative colitis. Here we present a case of a young man who presented with a flare up of ulcerative colitis and developed neurological deficits that were diagnosed as due to cerebral venous thrombosis. Cerebral venous thrombosis is rare complications rare complication of ulcerative colitis and maybe missed without proper work up and consideration of diagnosis.

Published
2022-10-18