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Cerebral Venous Sinus Thrombosis - Sagittal Sinus

A 18 year-old woman presented with headaches followed by lethargy and coma. On examination, she had papilledema. To a painful stimulus, she withdrew the left side better than the right.

Show the Missing Distal Superior Sagittal Sinus         Show the Missing Straight Sinus         Show the Missing Transverse Sinus

Cerebral Angiogram, venous phase, right internal carotid injection. (Left) lateral view; (Right) AP view. Note the absence of the distal superior sagittal sinus, as well as the complete absence of the straight sinus and the right transverse sinus.

Revised 05/04/06.
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