Neurologische Komplikationen bei der paroxysmalen nächtlichen Hämoglobinurie

Translated title of the contribution: Neurological complications in paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria

T. F. Munte*, H. Muller-Vahl

*Corresponding author for this work


    A patient with paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria (PNH) is presented. In the course of his disease he first developed a mesenterial thrombosis and shortly thereafter he had to be admitted with an intracranial thrombosis. He was treated by continuous infusion therapy of heparin, during which in spite of only a twofold increase of partial thromboplastin time a subdural and a psoas haematoma were observed. After recovery, the patient was discharged on low dose subcutaneous heparin therapy and had to be readmitted while on this treatment with a massive intracerebral haemorrhage. The possible mechanisms leading to these complications are discussed.

    Translated title of the contributionNeurological complications in paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria
    Original languageGerman
    JournalAktuelle Neurologie
    Issue number1
    Pages (from-to)28-30
    Number of pages3
    Publication statusPublished - 1995

    Research Areas and Centers

    • Academic Focus: Center for Brain, Behavior and Metabolism (CBBM)


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