BMJ Case Rep 2021 Mar 2;14(3). Epub 2021 Mar 2.
Neurology, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Bangur Institute of Neurosciences, Kolkata, West Bengal, India.
A 35-year-old man with a history of multiple substances abuse (alcohol, tobacco and cannabis) presented with acute, severe, holocranial headache associated with nausea and few episodes of vomiting followed by acute onset Broca-type aphasia with intact comprehension from next day, without any other focal neurodeficits, seizure or altered sensorium. Neurological examination was marked by Broca-type aphasia and failure in convergence reaction bilaterally, rest unremarkable. Brain imaging revealed lesions in bilateral thalamus, while magnetic resonance venography showed multiple flow voids in posterior part of superior sagittal sinus and bilateral transverse sinus. Read More