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“Idiopathic” Thrombosis in the Vertebrobasilar Arterial System in Young Men

Br Med J 1972; 1 doi: (Published 01 January 1972) Cite this as: Br Med J 1972;1:26
  1. D. I. Graham,
  2. Hume Adams


    Two young men died as a result of cerebellar infarction due to thrombosis in the vertebrobasilar arterial system in the absence of atheromatous stenosis, other identifiable intrinsic arterial disease, or embolism. In each case the swollen cerebellar infarct had produced tonsillar herniation and hydrocephalus.