Genoa. Alisa and the Liguria Region report the case of an 18-year-old patient diagnosed with cavernous sinus thrombosis, awaiting evaluation for surgery at the Policlinico San Martino hospital.
The young woman she was voluntarily vaccinated on May 25, 2021 in the local health authority with AstraZeneca vaccine after a negative vaccination history. On June 3 she went to the emergency room with the following symptoms: headache and photophobia. She was subjected to tests: brain scan and neurological examination both negative. She was discharged with a recommendation to repeat blood tests after 15 days.
On 5 June he returned to the emergency room with motor deficit to an emilate. Subjected to cerebral CT scan with hemorrhagic outcome, she was immediately transferred to the San Martino Neurosurgery.