Hillary Clinton hospitalized for blood clot

Hillary Clinton hospitalized for blood clot

Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton was admitted to a NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital facility in Manhattan Sunday night for a blood clot stemming from the concussion she sustained earlier this month, State Department officials said.

Doctors discovered the blood clot during a follow-up exam and Clinton, 65, will remain at the hospital for two days while being treated with anticoagulants, a blood thinner, the department said.

Her condition wasn’t immediately available Sunday night.

Doctors will continue to assess her condition, including other issues associated with her concussion, and will determine if any further action is required, State Department officials said.

Clinton has experienced a blood clot before. She was treated in 1998 for a large blood clot behind her right knee.

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