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Clinton suffered clot between brain and skull, doctors say

by FP Staff  Jan 1, 2013 03:45 IST

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton suffered a blood clot in a vein between her brain and skull behind her right ear but is expected to make a full recovery, her doctors said in a statement released by the State Department.

Clinton did not suffer a stroke or neurological damage as a result of the clot, the doctors said, adding that "she is in good spirits, engaging with her doctors, her family and her staff."

(Reporting by Arshad Mohammed)