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Cerebral venous thrombosis as presenting sign of myeloproliferative disorders.
  1. J Haan,
  2. J F Caekebeke,
  3. F J van der Meer,
  4. A R Wintzen
  1. Department of Neurology, University Hospital, Leiden, The Netherlands.


    Two patients with cerebral venous thrombosis are described. In both patients laboratory findings suggested an underlying haematological disorder and bone marrow biopsy showed a myeloproliferative disorder. Both chronic cerebral venous thrombosis and early myeloproliferative disorders are difficult to diagnose. Their combined occurrence may be less rare than is frequently supposed.

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