Secretary of State Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton remains hospitalized in New York after a blood clot was discovered between her brain and skull behind her right ear.
The clot was discovered during a follow-up exam related to a concussion she suffered this month, her spokesman was quoted as saying.
In a statement, her doctors clarified that the clot found "did not result in a stroke or neurological damage" and that they "are confident she will make a full recovery.
Hillary Clinton is the 67th United States Secretary of State, serving in the administration of President Barack Obama. She was a United States Senator for New York from 2001 to 2009.
As the wife of the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton, she was the First Lady of the United States from 1993 to 2001. In the 2008 election, Clinton was a leading candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination.