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- Apr 2020
Thrombosis of the internal jugular veins caused by blunt trauma can occur unilaterally or bilaterally and is often discovered incidentally because most patients are asymptomatic. Bilateral thrombosis can aggravate cerebral edema in patients with serious head injuries; stent placement should be considered in such patients if ICP remains elevated.
blunt trauma can cause thrombosis of int jugular veins asymptotically, can cause cerebral edema if bilateral in serious head inj, and if ICP remained elevated stenting should be considered