Hillary Clinton Hospitalized After Blood Clot Found
Secretary of State suffered a concussion prior
UPDATE -- 4:56 p.m. EST -- Doctors treating Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced late Monday afternoon that the secretary was being treated for a blood clot located between her brain and her skull behind her right ear, NBC reported. In a statement, doctors said Clinton did not suffer a stroke or any neurological damage and was expected to make a full recovery. She was being treated with medication to clear the clot and expected to remain in the hospital for at least the next 48 hours.
Hillary Clinton was hospitalized Sunday after doctors discovered that a blood clot had formed. The Secretary of State, 65, sustained a concussion several weeks ago, and initial reports indicate she may have developed the clot in her lower limbs as a result of the prolonged rest and inactivity after her concussion. Clinton is currently being treated with anti-coagulants at New York-Presbyterian Hospital at its upper Manhattan branch in Washington Heights, and will be monitored there for the next 48 hours. It is possible that Clinton developed a blood clot elsewhere, including her brain. Doctors interviewed would not speculate about treatment or prognosis for Clinton. (NBC)