Danazol and internal carotid artery thrombosis

Monica Corno, Giuseppe Vallar, Guglielmo Scarlato, G. Meola

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The case of a 47-year-old woman suffering from a CT-assessed ischemic right hemisphere stroke, which occurred after a 2-month treatment with danazol (a synthetic androgen), is reported. The patient’s thrombocytosis in association with danazol treatment and its possible correlations with the thrombotic event are discussed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)235-237
Number of pages3
JournalEuropean Neurology
Issue number4
Publication statusPublished - 1989


  • Danazol
  • Stroke
  • Thrombocytosis

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neurology


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