The Cause Is Often A Seizure And Is Stated To Occur Blood Clots In The Brain?
I want to ask, my son is 10 years old lately, often seizures, even though he never did at all, was taken to the hospital but as a result of EEG, CT SCAN, the doctor concluded, he said there was blood clots in the brain, I guess what the medicine is for clotting blood in the brain? r nThank you
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Stroke is brain damage caused by a blockage or rupture of blood vessels in the brain. The causes of stroke in children are very diverse. To diagnose the cause requires a detailed physical examination and imaging examination.
Types of strokes in children include:
- Blockage in arteries (arterial ischemic stroke)
- Blockages in veins (cerebral sinovenous thrombosis)
- Rupture of blood vessels (hemorrhagic stroke)
Symptoms of neurological disorders in children occur suddenly and can be accompanied by the following symptoms:
- Sudden weakness of limbs
- speech disorders
- visual impairment
- sensory disturbance
- Change of consciousness
- Mental status disorders
Risk factors for stroke in children are very diverse, including:
- Congenital or acquired heart disease
- blood disorders
- inflammatory process
- Metabolic disorders
- vascular processes in the brain
- Head injury
- Systemic vascular disease
The use of anti-coagulant or blood thinners due to stroke in blocked arteries is still controversial. Warfarin is the most effective anticoagulant in long-term use in children. The main indications are heart disease, hypercoagubility (easy clotting of the blood), arterial dissection (rupture of the wall in the arteries), and dural sinus thrombosis (blood clots). Low-dose aspirin is often used, although controlled studies in children who support it have not been conducted. The use of low mollecular weight heparin (LMWH) in children suffering from ischemic stroke, has been proven effective, safe and well tolerated. The use of heparin is restricted to children at high risk for recurrent strokes.
The use of blood-thinning drugs must be based on doctor's recommendations in accordance with medical indications and appropriate dosage according to body weight.
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