The blood clot for which Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized Sunday night is situated in a vein between her brain and her skull behind the right ear, reports CNN, but it has caused no neurological damage and the Associated Press says her doctors expect a full recovery:
BREAKING: Doctors: Hillary Clinton making excellent progress, predict a full recovery from blood clot.— The Associated Press (@AP) December 31, 2012
Clinton did not suffer a stroke before she was hospitalized Sunday night at Manhattan's New York-Presbyterian Hospital following a concussion earlier this month. And the AP's full report says Clinton is being treated with blood thinners and that "she will be released once the medication dose has been established."
Updates: Reuters reports that Clinton has not suffered a stroke:
More: Secretary Clinton did not suffer stroke or neurological damage - doctors— Reuters Politics (@ReutersPolitics) December 31, 2012
And that Clinton is "in good spirits":
More: Secy. Clinton "in good spirits" and will be released from hospital once dose of blood thinners has been determined - doctors— Reuters Politics (@ReutersPolitics) December 31, 2012
This article is from the archive of our partner The Wire.
We want to hear what you think about this article. Submit a letter to the editor or write to firstname.lastname@example.org.