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 in Genoa.
The young woman was vaccinated on May 25 in the local health authority with the AstraZeneca vaccine after a negative vaccination history. On June 3 she went to the emergency room with 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 June 5 she returned to the emergency room with motor deficits. Subjected to cerebral CT with hemorrhagic outcome, she was immediately transferred to the Neurosurgery of San Martino.