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Doctors: Blood clot located in Clinton’s head

Monday, December 31, 2012
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— Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton developed a blood clot in her head but did not suffer a stroke or neurological damage, her doctors said Monday. They say they are confident that she will make a full recovery.

In a statement that revealed the location of the clot, Clinton’s doctors said it is in the vein in the space between the brain and the skull behind the right ear. She is being treated with blood thinners to help dissolve the clot, the doctors said, and she will be released once the medication dose has been established.

Clinton, 65, is making excellent progress and is in good spirits, Dr. Lisa Bardack of the Mt. Kisco Medical Group and Dr. Gigi El-Bayoumi of George Washington University said in a statement.

Clinton, who was spending a second day at a New York hospital, developed the clot after suffering a concussion earlier in December. She had fainted, fallen and struck her head at home while battling a stomach virus, her spokesman said. She has not been seen publicly since Dec. 7.

Phillipe Reines, her spokesman, said her doctors discovered the clot Sunday while performing a follow-up exam on the concussion. She was admitted to New York-Presbyterian Hospital.

 
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January 1, 2013
5:43 p.m.
irishlad1234 says...

Well, I'll bet she has lost some of her memory, about certain things, and Ill bet Benghazi is one of them.
Now do you really think that if the Secretary of State hits her head and has a concussion that the doctors would have given her a CT scan for that exact reason? Just how stupid do they think Americans are? Don't answer that, they reelected this man who is changing our beautiful Country. Lies,lies and more lies. The SOS, The President and the Vice President, should be tried for Treason!

January 2, 2013
1:30 a.m.
Fritzdawg says...

irishlad1234:
One thing is for sure, she'll never "forget" as much as Reagan did during HIS testimonies, which is during a single hearing on the Iran-contra trial, 88 times.

Sorry to burst your bubble, but the only people who see Benghazi as an ongoing issue that still needs to be addressed, are the vile scum that comprises the right wing noise machine, and their gullible followers.

Oh, and thanks for the election by the way, people like you, helped the dems more than just a little bit, and a Republican victory, would have been a disaster.
Deficit? Willard,(who it turns out didn't even want the job)wanted to add $2.1 TRILLION to the military contractor welfare fund, that they weren't even asking for.
The so called "fiscal cliff", is an argument over roughly half of that amount.

Disclaimer: LOCAL (city) Democrats, need to be voted out YESTERDAY.
They have been inflicting almost irreversible damage for years on end.
Locally, I would vote Republican.
Nationally, never again would I vote Republican, and I'm a registered Republican.

January 2, 2013
5:42 a.m.
pnotto says...
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January 4, 2013
3:52 a.m.
pnotto says...

Is this what has been her problem all along????

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