What are the possible complications of basilar artery thrombosis?

Updated: Jan 11, 2019
  • Author: Salvador Cruz-Flores, MD, MPH, FAHA, FCCM, FAAN, FACP, FANA; Chief Editor: Helmi L Lutsep, MD  more...
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Answer

Complications of basilar artery thrombosis can include the following (see Prognosis, Presentation, and Workup):

  • Aspiration pneumonia

  • Myocardial infarction

  • Deep vein thrombosis and pulmonary embolism


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