Cerebral venous thrombosis and secondary polycythemia in a case of nephrotic syndrome

Shankar P.rasad Nagaraju, Manohar Bairy, Ravindra P.rabhu Attur, Charudutt J.ayant Sambhaji

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Cerebral venous thrombosis (CVT) and polycythemia are considered as rare and life threatening complications of nephrotic syndrome. We report an unusual combination of both these complications in a case of nephrotic syndrome due to minimal change disease that was treated successfully. There was prompt and complete remission of nephrotic syndrome with steroid therapy, concurrent with complete resolution of polycythemia and CVT.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)391-394
Number of pages4
JournalSaudi journal of kidney diseases and transplantation : an official publication of the Saudi Center for Organ Transplantation, Saudi Arabia
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 01-03-2016


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  • Medicine(all)

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